2012-05-03 / Obituaries

Walter E. Knowles Jr. Nokesville, Va., 79

Walter E. Knowles, Jr., 79 of Nokesville, Va., died Wednesday, April 25, 2012, at his residence.

He was born March 13, 1933, in Washington, D.C., the son of the late Walter E. Knowles Sr. and Ella L. (Steinbock) Knowles.

He was a U.S. Army veteran, a member of the Masonic Lodge in Pennsylvania and had retired as a building manager for AT&T.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Lisa Ann Knowles, in 2001.

Surviving are his loving wife of 59 years, Betty J. Knowles; one son, Mark W. Knowles, and wife Yvonne of Sterling, Va.; two granddaughters: Emily and Valerie Knowles and two sisters: Jane Knowles and Linda Osborne, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, April 29, at Pierce Funeral Home, Manassas. Interment was private.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Capital Caring (Hospice), 2900 Telestar Court, Falls Church, VA 22042 in loving memory of Walter Knowles Jr.

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