Jack Kenneth Amyx
Corporal Amyx was a member of the 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. He was seriously wounded in action by the enemy in North Korea on September 15, 1952, and returned to duty on October 16, 1952. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on February 8, 1953.
He was repatriated back to Knoxville in April of 1953 and funeral services were held at West Lonsdale Baptist Church on April 7th. Full Military Honors were given by American Legion Post 2 following the service at New Gray Cemetery.
Jack Kenneth Amyx of Bradshaw Road Knoxville, was the son of John R. and Mettie Amyx, and had brothers Riley and Horace of Knoxville and sisters, Mrs. Sue Hazelwood, Mrs. Betty Beach, both of Baltimore, Maryland. He attended Powell High School and Lonsdale Baptist Church.