Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Gettyses in:
 • Union Memorial Gardens
 • Union
 • Union County
 • South Carolina
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Sam Landy Gettys
Learn about removing the ads from this memorial...
Birth: Dec. 28, 1930
Georgia, USA
Death: Jul. 31, 2006
Spartanburg County
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. 
 
Burial:
Union Memorial Gardens
Union
Union County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Frank & Lillian
Record added: Aug 12, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15304010
Sam Landy Gettys
Added by: Anonymous
 
Sam Landy Gettys
Added by: Me & Badger ♥
 
Sam Landy Gettys
Added by: Me & Badger ♥
 
 
There are 2 more photos not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- Me & Badger ♥
 Added: Jul. 6, 2016

- Me & Badger ♥
 Added: Mar. 18, 2016

- Judy Curnell
 Added: Feb. 13, 2016
There are 338 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service