Samuel Schwartz

April 21, 1934April 30, 2014

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mr. Samuel Chip Schwartz, SGM Ret., 80, of Augusta, GA, passed away on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at the GA War Veterans Home. Funeral services will be held on Friday, May 2, 2014 at 2:30pm in the Chapel of Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Milledgeville, GA, with full military honors. Born in Bronx, NY, he was the son of the late Joseph and Anne Cohen Schwartz. Before retiring from the Army as a Sergeant Major, he served in the Navy during the Korean War and in the Army he served 2 tours after the Korean War and 2 tours during the Vietnam War. He enjoyed chess and archery. Chip was a member of the Odd Fellows, Sergeants Major Association, and Knights of Pythias. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Paula Sodilsky Schwartz; sons, Norman (Carolyn) Schwartz, Grovetown, GA, Seth (Jean) Schwartz, Hephzibah, GA, Martin (Lisa) Schwartz, Augusta, GA; grandchildren, Joseph Schwartz, Benjamen Schwartz, Amanda Prince, Heather Schwartz, Nikki Martineau, Alexander Schwartz, and great-grandchild, Jayden Sales. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Army Emergency Relief, Attn: Donations, 200 Stovall Street, Room 5S33, Alexandria, VA, 22332-0600. US Army Sergeant Major (Ret.)


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Stephen Adkins

April 26, 2015

Have lost a very true Comrade in Arms, Leader! Served under him when he was 1SGT of B Co, 51st Signal Battalion, South Korea. He was a true Soldiers Soldier.

Carole (Schwartz) Balk

May 3, 2014

I was very sorry to hear the sad news about Chip. Our families shared a lot of memories many years ago. Chip was a wonderful man and will be missed. Paula, you and your family are in my prayers.

Beverly Lowenstein

May 2, 2014

So sorry for your heart is heavy for you all...much love..
Beverly Lowenstein

Gaye Philpot

May 2, 2014

He was one of the finest men I ever had the good fortune to know . Truly, a cedar has fallen in Lebanon . We love you our sweet Paula and all you wonderful children. God be with you and comfort you, Mike and Gaye

May 2, 2014

Dear Paula, Norman, Seth, and Martin,

My condolences to all of you. I remember your dad smiling and laughing; he was a generous, big-hearted man and I am glad to have known him. May his memory be for a blessing.

Love, Jackie Carver

Susan Davis

May 2, 2014

So sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. We are here if you need anything. Love in Christ, Ben and Susan Davis

May 2, 2014

Norman & Carolyn, Our prayers are with you and your family at this time of great loss.
Love from Henry and Shirley Mitchell

May 2, 2014

RIP Old Soldier! You were an inspiration to me which started when we first met while you were my 1SGT at the 51st Signal Battalion stationed in South Korea 1977. Never will forget your Military Leadership One Jew to another!

Sharon Wilson

May 2, 2014

Paula I am so sorry for your loss, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May the love of friends and family carry you through this time.

May 1, 2014

Paula, condolences to you and your family. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Veronica O'Connor