Thursday, January 29, 2015
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Survivors are: sisters, Megan E. Chavis and Dyna J. Oxendine, both of Red Springs; brothers, Brad C.(Nicole) and Shaylan Q. Lowery, both of Red Springs; grandmother, Mary L. Ruggiero of Maxton; five nieces and nephews; along with a host of relatives and friends.
The funeral will be held Wednesday, January 28 at 6 p.m. at Prospect United Methodist Church with the Revs. Dr. Kenneth Locklear and Hedrick Jones officiating. Burial will be Thursday, January 29 at 11 a.m. at Prospect United Methodist Church.
Online condolences can be made to: locklearandsonfuneral.com
Monday, January 26, 2015
CSM (R) James Phillip Knott of Raeford died Friday, January 23, 2015 in his home at the age of 75.
He was born in Baltimore, Maryland on November 14, 1939 to the late Wilson and Mary Ida Knott. He retired from the US Army on January 31, 1989 as a Command Sergeants Major with 33 years of service. As part of his service he had a combat tour of duty in the Dominican Republic, two combat tours of duty in Vietnam and participated in rescuing U.S. medical students on the Island of Grenada. He was the first Command Sergeants Major of the 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade 82nd ABN Division. Among his many awards, he was awarded the Legion of Merit, Master Parachute Badge and 2 Bronze Stars. He attended the Lumber Bridge Presbyterian Church. He was an avid outdoorsman and hunting mentor.
He is survived by his wife Sharon Knott of Raeford; three sons, James L. Knott of Nashville Tennessee, and James P. Knott II and Peter R. Knott both of Raeford; daughter Paula Knott Bryson (Wesley) of Nashville, Tennesee; step-daughter Lynette S. Lorenzetti (Christopher) of Burlington; two brothers, Ronald Reichert (Margaret) of Lutherville, Maryland and Lawrence R. Knott of Rohrersville, Maryland; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday, January 26, 2015 at Antioch Presbyterian Church 6583 Red Springs Road, Red Springs, NC, with the Rev. Dr. David Hudson officiating.
Interment will be in the church cemetery with full military honors.
or Antioch Presbyterian Church 6583 Red Springs Road, Red Springs, NC 28377
Online condolences may be made at www.crumplerfuneralhome.com.
Survivors are: wife, Mumtaz; son, Jabir; and daughter, Vaitreea.