Robert B. Knox
February 18, 1932 – July 7, 2018
Robert B. Knox, 86, of Fort Wayne, IN passed away on Saturday, July 7, 2018. He was born to the late Harold E. and Edith (Holman) Knox on February 18, 1932 in Monroeville.
Robert proudly served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War and a member of the Blue Nose. Robert was honored to fly on the Honor Flight in September 2017.
He was a member of Forest Park Methodist Church and the American Legion New Haven Post 330. He enjoyed woodworking, golfing, cars, and was an avid reader. Robert was a Boy Scout Leader and a member of the Order of the Arrow.
Robert is survived by his wife of 66 years, Jo Ann S. Knox; children, Brian (Crystal) Knox and Brenda (Philip) Pion; grandchildren, Alisha, Jeremy, Stephaine, and Eron; 9 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Robert D. Knox; sister, Barbara Rosswurm; and brother, James Knox.
Funeral Service will be Saturday, July 14, 2018 at C.M. Sloan and Sons Funeral Home (1327 N. Wells Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46808) with visitation two hours prior. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Parkview Hospice or The Honor Flight.
- Parkview Hospice or The Honor Flight
- Visitation Saturday, July 14, 2018
- Funeral Service Saturday, July 14, 2018
- Final Resting: Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery Saturday, July 14, 2018
Robert B. Knox
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July 14, 2018
I knew Bob from delivering cars from my wrecker service days. He always seemed like the ideal guy. Fair and honest, just like the scout he was. I always watched the house on Lake ave and once and awhile I would see him, I would honk, he had no idea of who I was anymore, but he always waved.
Knew Phil from those days too.
Although we will miss Bob.
What really caught my eye was the poem on his pray card by Brian Knox.
That’s exactly how I remember my father, who’s been gone since 1987.
Job well done Brian!
We never forget, but it does get easier with time.
Till we meet agian.