October 13, 1927 - September 1, 2021
Alexander Armour Knox (Al) originally from Philadelphia, and most recently Sarasota FL., died on September 1, 2021, at Westminster Manor, Bradenton, Fl. Al was born October 13, 1927, in Philadelphia, Pa to the late Alexander and Margaret Agnes (nee Wright) Knox. He is a graduate of Central Boys High in Philadelphia and Temple University. He proudly served in the United States Army in 1946- 1947, joining the Army after High School as World War II was ending. His first wife Hannelore (nee Geissler) Knox predeceased him in death in 1978. Al married Gloria Holchuk Sipes, and they would have celebrated their 43rd wedding anniversary on September 29, 2021. Al has three children Susan Margaret (Knox) Dawson married to Christopher Dawson, Alexander (Alex) John Knox, and Karen Emilie (Knox) Reigart married to Eric Reigart. Al has 2 stepdaughters: Linda Anne (Sipes) Hart married to Graham Hart, and Nancy Ella (Sipes) Handschuh married to Robert Handschuh. Al and Gloria together have 10 grand-children and 8 great-grand-children. During his career Al was the Director of Marketing for Tasty Cake Baking Company for 31 years, then served as Director of Marketing and Sales for Paul’s Run Retirement Community in Philadelphia until 1992. In retirement Al received an insurance license, real estate license, and Community Association manager license. On a part time basis Al did corporate tax work, as well as accounting for homeowner’s associations. Al served as a director for 9 years of the Cheltenham (Pa) Public Library, was a member of the Gideon’s, was an elder in the Presbyterian Church and a Stephen Minster at Church of the Palms, was a member of the Masonic Lodge, and was as an avid bridge player. He will be missed by family and friends. An Interment service will be held at the Sarasota National Cemetery on September 13th at 2:00 PM. In lieu of flowers friends may to make of gift to Church of the Palms in Sarasota or the Gideon in Al’s memory.
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