John O. Knox, 80, of Jasonville, passed away at 3:05 p.m. Friday, March 17, 2006, at Greene County General Hospital in Linton.
Born Aug. 18, 1925 in Midland, he was the son of Clarence and Edith (Walraven) Knox. On Dec. 9, 1944, he married Marjorie (Thomas) Knox.
He retired from Pfizer's in 1983, where he was employed as a lab technician. He was a member of the International Wood Collector Society and was instrumental in helping start the Jasonville Wood Workers Club. He was a member of the Lawton Street Church in Jasonville, where he had been very active as a Sunday School teacher and Youth Group leader.
Survivors include: his wife of 61 years, Marjorie Knox of Jasonville; two daughters and sons-in-law, Pamela and Bruce Black of Indianapolis, and Cathy and Tom Williams of Indianapolis; two sisters, Betty Franklin of Mooresville, and Beverly Long of Kimberly, Wis.; a brother Arthur Knox of Wilkinson; an uncle Millard Walraven of Mooresville; grandchildren, Brian and Bob Black of Indianapolis; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. today at the McClanahan-Lee Funeral Home in Jasonville with Pastors Mark Messmer and Harold Thomas officiating. Burial will be in Lebanon Cemetery at Midland.
Visitation was Sunday from 4-8 p.m. and today from 9 a.m. until the time of services at the funeral home.