Wilbert Gray Knowles, 83, of 1604 Tyndall Grove Road, passed away Thursday, February 4, 2021 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center.
Funeral service will be held at 2 PM, Monday, February 8th at Holly Grove Holiness Church with Rev. Dr. Randy Simmons and Rev. Eartle McNeil officiating. The family will receive friends from 1 PM – 2 PM, Monday, at Holly Grove Holiness Church just before the service and at other times at the home of his son, Teddy, at 1153 Indian Town Road, Clinton. Interment will follow the funeral in the Spell-Tyndall Family Cemetery.
Wilbert, born in 1937 in Sampson County, was the son of the late Herman Knowles and Fannie Holland Knowles. He attended Holly Grove Holiness Church and retired from Lundy Packing Company with 53 years of service. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Greta Ann Spell Knowles, son Randy Knowles, and siblings, Ferman Knowles, Leroy Knowles and Edith Jackson.
Survivors include; children, Teddy Knowles and wife Sandra, Anthony Knowles (Angela) and Cristy K. Willetts and husband Jamie; adopted son, David Young, Sr.; grandchildren, Erica, Austin, Daniel, Chloe, Kaitlyn, Abigail, Christopher, Johnathan, Samantha, Casey, Mary Dale and Karen; great-grandchildren, Isaiah, Hannah, Autumn, Leila, Jasper, Bryson, Gage, Jesslynn, Little Donnie, Zachery, Haley and a boy due soon; and sibling Franklin Knowles and wife Mavis and Silvonia Hall.
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