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John E. Knowles

John E. Knowles

John E. Knowles, age 76, of Quincy, died on Saturday, October 3, 2020 in Blessing Hospital. He was born on September 22, 1944 in Quincy, the son of Marshall and Jesse (Wright) Knowles.

John was employed by IDOT, Illinois Department of Transportation and also was owner and operator of his own salvage business. He was close to this family and attended Madison Park Christian Church.

John is survived by his children: Tad (Debby) Knowles, Tracy Knowles, Jackie Nelson and Josh Nelson; siblings: Raymond (Mary) Knowles, Mildred "Shorty" Lovelace, Norma (Warren) Cook, Imy Knowles and Sandra Dailing; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and other relatives also survive.

Cremation rites have been accorded. Private family services will be held Wednesday, October 7, 2020. Services are in the care of Duker & Haugh Funeral Home.

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From:
Ariel Snider
Quincy, IL
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I’m so sorry for your loss, your family will be in my prayers.
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Andrew strieker
Quincy, IL
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Sorry for your loss, god gain a great man a friend/brother of 60 plus years. My thoughts and prayers for the family at this time!
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mike E meier
CampPoint, IL
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Sure sorry hear that about john. I know he will be missed
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Lonnie herren
Quincy, IL
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Worked with john at idot had a lot of fond memories. Will miss him as i enjoyed catching up on things when i met him. Rest in peace john will miss you. Praying for the family.
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Marrie Ann Dailing Zimmerman
Creve Couer, IL
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Prayers for my family. Love you all
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teresa pickle
Quincy, IL
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Imy, I am so sorry to hear of your brother's passing. May God provide you and your family the peace and comfort you need in the days and weeks ahead.
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Richard & Jan DeWeese
LIBERTY, IL
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Sandy and family are deepest sympathy to you and your family.
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Teresa Oshner-London
Quincy, IL
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Johnny was a good friend of my stepdad LeRoy Elledge and visited with him always when he came to visit! Gonna miss your visits Johnny!
From:
Gloria Fulk
Quincy, IL
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My thoughts and prayers go out to family and friends
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Debbie n Stevo
Quincy, IL
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Our thoughts and prayers are with the family RIP John Will always have fond memories of you
From:
Brad Gabel
Revere, MO
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Johnny will be missed.
So many memories...
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Todd Boyd
Rushville, IL
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John was a good man. Think about him every now and then. RIP John
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Angie Kline
QUINCY, IL
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John was a neighbor of mine. He was a great guy. Miss our visits. Prayers for the family
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Sandra Hoffman Polley
quincy, IL
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So sorry for the loss of Johnny God Be with you all

Sandra Hoffman Polley