James F Knox

August 13, 1925November 12, 2013

Knox, James F. "Dado", 88 of Tampa passed away November 12, 2013. A native of Litchfield CT, he lived in Tampa for 60 plus years. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII and retired after 35 years from Eastern Airlines. "Dado" was a loving, kind, devoted father, grandfather and friend. He was preceded in death by the two loves of his life. His wife of 43 years Grace L. Knox and after her passing he married Virginia Colson Knox. Three brothers, William Knox, Robert Knox and Thomas Knox. James is survived by two sons, James (Butch) Knox, Mike Knox and one daughter, Buffie (Tim) Martin. Virginia's children added Kay Cason and Phyllis Hartless to our family also. Three grandchildren, Jesse, Brandi and Stephanie Martin. Two brothers, Joseph Knox and Tony (Rita) Knox. A special "Thank You" from his family to Hospice Garnet Team and Amalia Gardens ALF for their outstanding care and genuine love. Memorial Services will be held at Gonzalez Funeral Home on Sat., Nov 23 at 1pm with visitation at noon.


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    Saturday, November 23, 2013


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Tammy Knox

November 24, 2013

Uncle Jim is remembered with great love. His kindness, sense of humor and caring nature made him a favorite uncle of ours. We will miss his visits to Litchfield, and are grateful for our time with him. Love, Tammy and family

Staff of Gonzalez Funeral Home

November 20, 2013

""Our heartfelt sympathies are extended to the family and friends. May you find peace and comfort during this difficult time."""


November 17, 2013

Mike and Butch, I am so sorry for your loss. You guys are in my is your family....
Donna McClellan Washburn

Rena Buswell

November 17, 2013

We loved him and will never forget him! With our deepest sympathy and love.
Rena and Buzz