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Obituary of Samuel Frederick Biddix
Sam Biddix, age 73, of Sylva, passed away on Saturday, September 1, 2018 at Cherokee Indian Hospital surrounded by his loving family after a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Lucy Biddix and the son of the late Newt and Margaret Biddix.
He was a retired mechanic. Sam loved to fish and play banjo, especially all types of old school bluegrass music. He was also a knife collector. Sam dearly loved his family.
In addition to his wife Lucy and his parents, he was also preceded in death by three nieces; Vicky Henson, Janet Lynn Rhinehart and Jeanette Gail Rhinehart. Deanna Biddix, a sister-in-law, and Richard Arneach and Glenn Hoyle, brothers-in-law, also predeceased him.
He is survived by seven sisters; Bonnie Arneach, Julia Biddix, Helen (Fred) Parker, Jessie Rathbone, Rosemary (Bill) Rhinehart, Ann Reid and Ruby Melton. Two brothers; Johnny Biddix and Jim Biddix also survive. Sam is further survived by many nieces and nephews, as well as great nieces and nephews and great great nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at Appalachian Funeral Services Chapel with Rev. Earl Holden officiating. Burial will follow in the Love Cemetery in the Willett’s Community. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, September 4, 2018, from 6:00 until 8:00 pm at Appalachian Funeral Services in Sylva, NC.
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