Feb. 25, 1919—March 22, 2013
George Richard Knox, 94, of Crab Orchard, TN, passed away March 22, 2013, at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville. Funeral services were held at Bilbrey Funeral Home March 25, with Bro. Mike Kerley officiating. Interment followed in Haley's Grove Cemetery, with full military honors provided by the Veterans Honor Guard.
He was born Feb. 25, 1919, in Crossville, the son of the late George and Allie (McFalls) Knox.
Mr. Knox was a heavy equipment operator and of the Baptist faith. He served in the United States Army during World War II.
He is survived by his daughters, Brenda Findley of Crossville and Tammy Knox of Knoxville; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Gladys Janetee (Cox) Knox; son, Jimmy Knox; brother, Roscoe Knox; and sisters, Jane Pugh and Nanny Holloway.
Special thanks to Fatina Rash, Leon Talford, Ronnie and Lynn Pelfrey for their help.
Pallbearers were Ricky Knox, Leon Talford, Josh Rash, Jeff Rash, Dylan Rash and Mike Cox.
Bilbrey Funeral Home, Inc. (www.bilbreyfh.com) was in charge of the arrangements.
Feb. 25, 1919—March 22, 2013
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