Obituary of S. Truett Cathy

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S. Truett Cathy

Samuel Truett Cathy (born March 14, 1921 in Eatonton, Georgia) was a businessperson, author, and philanthropist who was best known for being the founder of the fast food restaurant chain, “Chick-fil-A.” S. Truett died on September 8, 2014 and his death was because of complications of diabetes. He died at the old age of 93.

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S. Truett Cathy Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Cathy, Samuel
    • Common Name: S. Truett Cathy
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Eatonton, Georgia, United States
    • Birth Date: March 14, 1921
    • Age: 93 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Sam Cathy
    • Occupation: Businessperson
    • Net Worth: 1.9 billion
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Häagen-Dazs Ice Cream
    • Favorite Color: Burgandy (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Samuel's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Samuel Truett Cathy
    • Father: Joseph Benjamin Cathy
    • Mother: Lilla James Cathy (née Kimball)
    • Brother(s):
      • Ben Cathy
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Jeannette Cathy (née McNeil, married 1948-2014, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • Daniel "Dan" Truett Cathy (born March 1, 1953)
      • Donald "Bubba" M. Cathy (born 1953)
    • Daughter(s):
      • Trudy Cathy White

Death Notice:

  • Date: September 08 2014 at age 93
  • Place: Clayton County, Georgia, United States
  • Cause of Death: Diabetes (related complications)
  • Funeral Arrangements: Held on Wednesday, September 10, at First Baptist Church, Jonesboro, Georgia
  • Interment: Buried at Greenwood Cemetery, Georgia

Category Tags:

BusinesspersonAmerican Born on March 14th Born in 1921 Born in Georgia Died in 2014 Died at age 93 Died from Diabetes

Quotable Quotes:

"Curse ruthless time! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it!"

"Samuel Cathy's legacy will continue to inspire generations, as his dedication to hard work, faith, and kindness have left an immense impact even after his passing. (V)"

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Wiki Page Updated: 2023-12-31 00:43:03
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