|Birth: ||Dec. 28, 1930|
|Death: ||Jul. 31, 2006|
South Carolina, USA
Sam Landy Gettys, age 75, husband of Ruby Martin Gettys of 408 Bishop Rd., Union, SC died Monday, July 31, 2006 at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Gettys was born in Toccoa, Ga. December 28, 1930, a son of the late John Baker Gettys and Alice Wilbanks Gettys. He retired from Milliken & Co.-Cedar Hill Plant and was a member of Lower Fairforest Baptist Church, the Disabled Veterans Chapter - Chester and the American Legion Post 87- Buffalo. Mr. Gettys was a Veteran of the U.S. Marine Corp having served during the Korean Conflict.
Surviving in addition to his wife are; two sisters: Edna Watkins of Easternollee, Ga. and Ruby Thomas of Martin, Ga., two brothers: Dewey "Buck" Gettys of Toccoa, Ga. and Frank Gettys of Alma, Ga., a very special cousin John W. Martin and his wife Dianne of Union and a number of nieces and nephews. Mr. Gettys was predeceased by three brothers Arthur Gettys, Joe Gettys and Jack Gettys.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Thursday, August 3, 2006 at S.R. Holcombe Funeral Chapel conducted by Rev. Jim Cunningham, Rev. Carroll Caldwell and Rev. Johnny Thomas. Burial will be in Union Memorial Gardens.
Active pallbearers will be Ben Smith, Martin Seymore, Jerry McDonald, Mike Allen, Robby Horton, Charles Worthy and Julian Ivey. The following are asked to assemble at the chapel at 1:45 PM Thursday to form the honorary escort: Charles Burnette, Jimmy Allen, Jimmy Smith, Bobby Jolly, Dr. Joe W. Smith, Darrell Jolly, Willie Floyd, Al Whitney, Jack Richbourg and John West.
The family will receive friends 7:00-9:00 PM Wednesday night at S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home.
Memorial may be made to Lower Fairforest Baptist Church, 125 Lower Fairforest Church Rd., Union, SC 29379.
The family is at the home, 408 Bishop Rd., Union, SC 29379.
Union Memorial Gardens
South Carolina, USA
Created by: Frank & Lillian
Record added: Aug 12, 2006
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