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John William Knox


John William Knox, 49, of Russells Point, passed away Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at his residence.

He was born in Marysville on July 7, 1963, to the late Russell Eugene and Sharon Sue Collier Knox. He also was preceded in death by a daughter, Jessica N. Knox, in 1985; and a brother, Rusty Eugene Knox.

He is survived by sons, John R. (Alicia) Knox of Belle Center and Joshua C. Knox of Mt. Victory; daughters, Jodi A. Knox of Marysville and Jenny L. (Jonathon) Knox-Speakman of Mt. Victory; sisters, Judy (Louis III) Gall of North Lewisburg and Joni (Robert) Delay of Meridian, Miss.; grandchildren, Madaline Carter and Skyler, Kayley, Hayden, Vaidea, Mea and Whitley Knox; an aunt and uncle, Dinah Collier of Meridian, Miss., and Ronald Collier of Tampa, Fla.; and nieces and nephews, Aaron Gall, Mandy and Emily Delay and Kayla Schenk.

He loved the outdoors, camping, grilling out, looking for arrowheads, being by the water and especially fishing. He also enjoyed baking cakes, music, drawing and working with his hands at woodworking.

Pastor Bryan Meadows officiates a memorial service at 4 p.m. Friday at the Eichholtz Funeral Home, Bellefontaine, where visitation begins at 2 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family.

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