Richard Andrew Knowles

December 21, 1966 - December 23, 2018
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Richard Andrew Knowles passed away December 23, 2018. A time of fellowship and remembrance is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, December 28, 2018, at Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers.  Richard Andrew Knowles was born on December 21, 1966, to Cyril and Doreen  Knowles in England. Richard married Courtney Norman on MarchContinue Reading

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S. Boyce left a message on January 6, 2019:
I’m so sorry to learn of this news. My deepest sympathy goes to the family. Acts 24:15 gives us a hope of a resurrection. How we look forward to that time. Revelation 21: 3-5 also gives us a beautiful future when Jehovah God does away with pain, mourning and death forever. I hope these scriptures can bring some comfort during this hard time.
charles t REKERDRES left a message on January 2, 2019:
To Richard's family and friends -- I will really miss this young bright light ... Richard always brought good cheer and friendship to any meeting ... my deepest sympathies. b/r ted rekerdres
Clay Mercer left a message on December 28, 2018:
My thoughts and prayers go out to Richard's family. He was a good man and I was proud to call him a friend.
Yuji Watanabe left a message on December 28, 2018:
Richard,It’s difficult to wrap my mind around this — I just saw you in October. I never imagined that I would have to say goodbye to you like this. We met more than 30 years ago in 1985. One of my favorite memories of you is when you and Courtney visited Japan. We ate, drank, talked, and laughed. I will never forget this time with you, and I will cherish these memories forever.During the 30 years I’ve known you, we’ve also experienced some difficult times. The cotton industry can be challenging, filled with endless risks and difficulties, but you always remained calm and treated everyone with fairness and respect. You also gave me the bravery that I needed to get through these times. I’ve learned a great deal from you, and I’m so proud to have met you. I can’t thank you enough. I promise to continue to honor and grow the organic business that we built together with TOCMC and Marusan.I pray that your family finds peace, comfort, and healing during this difficult time. Rest easy, Richard. Yuji
Bobby Polk left a message on December 27, 2018:
Richard was cherished by my late friend, Randy J. They cycled together, and occasionally struggled together. Richard was a bulwark when we lost Randy. Rest in peace, faithful friend Richard.
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Pat Murchison left a message on December 27, 2018:
Richard was a great Brit!! My wife, also a Brit, enjoyed visiting with him when he first came across the pond. We hope all the family are at peace.
Austin Brown left a message on December 27, 2018:
Oh, Richard. This is really hard news. You stand out in my mind for your brilliance, your humor, and your compassion. There are few people in this world that genuinely and selflessly add to the goodness of this plane of existence. You are one of the few. I cannot imagine how much you will be missed by your family. I have great memories of you and I taking classes together at Tech. When I was doubtful, you assured me I was on the right path. I cannot tell you how much that means. Rest easy good Sir. And know your place is in our hearts.
Brice and Judy Wicker left a message on December 27, 2018:
Our sincerest condolences on the death of Richard. We pray for strength for Courtney and family.
Bob Howell left a message on December 27, 2018:
I well remember Richard's sensitivity to the struggles of others and his willingness to be present amidst their needs. The way he lived his life allowed the world to spin a bit closer to an axis of decency and kindness.
Richard Drachenberg left a message on December 26, 2018:
I am so sorry for your family and grieved at the loss of a great friend.
Lake Ridge Chapel & Memorial Designers left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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