Knox Hunter Sherer of Matthews, NC died at Presbyterian Hospital on April 13, 2017, after a brief illness. He was born March 9,1933 in Columbia,SC, son of Dr. Palmer Grier Sherer and Iva LaRou Sherer. He attended the University of South Carolina and graduated from USC School of Law. He served in the US Air Force in the Judge Advocate General's Corp. While living in Florence, SC he was Secretary and Treasurer of Diamond Hill Plywood Company, President of Pee Dee Kiwanis Club, and elder at First Presbyterian Church. He was director of The Door Ministries, a Christian ministry where he was a godly, inspirational mentor to many youth. After moving to Charlotte, NC, he was president of Data Management Consultants and treasured his clients as friends. He was a founder and elder of the Village Church in Matthews, NC, board member of King College in Bristol, TN, and served as Moderator of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church in 2002.
He is survived by his wife, Betty Clark Sherer. His children are Betsey (Dr. Robert) Moore of Florence, SC, and Knox Hunter Sherer Jr. of Matthews, NC. Grandchildren are Dr. Meg (Michael) Miller of Winston -Salem, NC, and Hunter Moore of Greenville, SC., and a great granddaughter, Liza Miller. Surviving brothers are David Sherer of Simpsonville, SC and Jack Sherer of Prosperity, SC.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at Back Creek Presbyterian Church in Charlotte, NC with Pastors Scott Waters and Matt Mantooth officiating. The family will receive friends preceding the service, at 10:00 am. A graveside service for family will follow at Sharon ARP Church, Sharon, SC. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to The Village Church, 9716-B Rea Rd. #121, Charlotte, NC, 28277 or Novant Health Hospice, PO Box 33549, Charlotte, NC 28233.
Arrangements are in the care of J.B. Tallent Funeral Service, Charlotte, NC.
Published in Charlotte Observer on Apr. 16, 2017.