Age: 81 Address: Rhododendron Park, Burnsville Date of Death: Friday, July 19, 2013 Arrangements: Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home
Details: Thomas ‘Gene’ Knowles, 81, of Rhododendron Park, Burnsville, went home to be with the Lord, Friday, July 19, 2013 at Brian Center Health and Rehabilitation in Spruce Pine.
Surviving is his wife of 61 years, Janice A. Knowles; three sons: Thomas Knowles, Jr. and wife Marcia of Clark, Wyoming, Robert Knowles and wife Polly of Green Mountain and Jeffrey Knowles and wife Lisa of Pembroke Pines, FL; a daughter: Norma Poore and husband David of Hickory, 13 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held at 1 P. M. Monday, July 22, 2013 in Bonaventure Cemetery in Savannah, GA under the directions of Gamble Funeral Home.
Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home is serving the Knowles family locally.