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01-26-2010, 04:18
Alan Knox
January 12, 2010

Alan (Al) Anthony Knox, 49, Clarksville, died Tuesday, January 12, 2010, at his residence. The funeral will be held at 11 am Friday at Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Chapel with Pastor Kim Smith officiating. Burial will be in Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-West with full military honors. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 pm Thursday and from 10 am until the hour of the service Friday at the funeral home. Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. He was born September 20, 1960 in San Francisco, CA. He was retired from the US Army, 5th Special Forces Group. He served honorably in Iraq and Afghanistan. He was a Field Representative with Blackbird Technology.
He was a loving husband, father, and son. Survivors include his wife Cynthia Brazell Knox, Clarksville; children, Brandon A. Knox and Megan Knox, Clarksville; granddaughter, Lilyan E. Knox; father, Alan D. Knox, Sparks, Nevada; mother, Patricia O'Sullivan Thomas, Sun City West, Arizona; brother, Kevin Knox, California; sister, Lianne Knox, Sparks, Nevada; paternal grandmother, Lillian Knox, California; and in-laws, Robert and Mary Lou Brazell, Fayetteville, North Carolina. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to First Church of the Nazarene, 150 Richview Road, Clarksville, TN 37043.
Arrangements entrusted to Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home, 1510 Madison Street, Clarksville, Tennessee 37040. Online condolences may be made at www.neal-tarpley.com.

Since the time of the Obituary announcement they changed donations to the Special Operations Warrior Foundation as noted below.

A Message From the Knox and Brazell Family:
Alan Anthony Knox was a man among men. There are no words to express the loss everyone who had the privilege of knowing him feels. Please know our entire family sincerely thanks you for all your prayers, heartfelt words of comfort and acts of kindness. We will all miss the t...rue joy he brought into our lives with his infectious laughter, amazing smile and twinkling eyes. Though our hearts are broken, we find solace knowing that he meant so much to all of you. If you would like to honor Alan’s memory donations can be made to: The Special Operations Warrior Foundation, PO Box 13483 Tampa, FL 33681-3483.

Gone but Not Forgotten Fly with the Angels My True Friend.

01-26-2010, 04:28
RIP Warrior, Vaya con Dios..

01-26-2010, 04:35
Rest in Peace.

01-26-2010, 07:58
Rest in Peace

Goggles Pizano
01-26-2010, 08:06
In nomine Patris, et Filii, et Spiritus Sancti, Amen.
In pace requiescat Mr. Knox.
Dominus vobiscum.

01-26-2010, 08:17
Rest in Peace

01-26-2010, 16:27
Rest in Peace, Warrior ......................:(

Big Teddy :munchin

tom kelly
01-29-2010, 00:09
Today, 29, January 1966 George was KIA in Vietnam. George was a member of C Company 1st Special Forces Gp. (Abn.) 1SF. His name is on THE WALL, Panel 4E Row 109. If any of you get to Washington D C look him up, George was a good guy and a SF Warrior.....See You Soon George ! tom kelly.

wet dog
01-29-2010, 00:42
Rest in Peace warrior, sleep well.

Red Flag 1
01-29-2010, 11:46
Rest In Peace Alan Knox!!

Thank you for your service!!

01-30-2010, 04:16
RIP Al. Prayers and condolences to your family.

01-30-2010, 09:53
Rest in Peace, and condolences to the Knox family


05-25-2010, 20:07
wow this is a suprise to me. Im a former 5th SFG member as well. I still remembering talking to AL about how bored he was at the car dealership, and how he found a job w/ blackbird. Al was very liked and great guy. My prayers goes to his wife and family.


05-26-2010, 06:34
I worked with Al on a few missions, great guy.

RIP my brother.