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Knifemaker Claude Montjoy Passes Away

Knifemaker Claude Montjoy of Clinton, South Carolina, passed away Sept. 23. He was 74.

 

A member of the South Carolina Association of Knife Makers, Montjoy was a full-time maker who sold his first knife in 1982. He made knives by the stock removal method and built folders, including slip joints, locking liners and interframes, and also hunters, boot knives, fighters and some art knives.

 

Services were held Sept. 24. Condolences may be expressed online at www.grayfuneralhome.com.

 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the First Baptist Church of Joanna, 301 Magnolia St., Joanna, SC 29351.

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