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Kim P. KnowlesPassing: December 19, 2013


Chastain Funeral Home

Funeral Service

Monday, December 23rd @ 2:00 p.m.


Chastain Funeral Home

Monday, December 23rs @ 12-2:00 p.m.


Mitchell Cemetery

Monday, December 23, 2013

MITCHELL – Kim P. Knowles, 62, passed away at 1:18 p.m. Thursday, December 19, 2013, at his residence.

Born October 6, 1951, in Lawrence County, he was the son of William F. and Barbara Jean (Lanier) Knowles.

He graduated from Mitchell High School in 1970 and Purdue University in 1974. Kim was a mechanical engineer and retired from NSWC Crane. He was a charter member of Tulip Street Christian Church.

Surviving: father, William F. Knowles, Mitchell
brothers, Steve Knowles, Scottsburg
Jeff Knowles, Mitchell
Several nieces and nephews

His mother preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. Monday, December 23, at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Dr. Robert Courson officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.

Friends may call from noon until the service on Monday at the funeral home.

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6 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Beth Grissom Jernigan | Knoxville, TN
    Date: December 28, 2013
    So sad to hear about Kim. The family is in my prayers.
  2. Guest: Stephen Connell | Canton, Michigan
    Date: December 24, 2013
    So Sorry to hear of Kim's passing. Lots of good memories of the days we went to school together at MHS.
  3. Guest: John Wilkins | Zionsville, IN
    Date: December 24, 2013
    I was very saddened to learn of Kim's passing while in Mitchell this past weekend. He and I were friends through high school and at Purdue. May God grant your family His peace that passes all understanidng during this difficult time.
  4. Guest: Suzie Batchelor Leatherman | Mitchell, IN
    Date: December 23, 2013
    Kim & I were classmates from Miss Bixler's first grade class through twelfth grade, graduating in 1969 at MHS. He was always smart and willing to help others. He was a good friend. You are all in my prayers, RIP, Kim.
  5. Guest: Judy Bush Crews | Orleans, In
    Date: December 22, 2013
    I was a classmate of Kim's. I remember he was very smart in school. I'm very sorry for your loss. The family is in my thoughts and prayers. RIP Kim.
  6. Guest: Lawrence County Cancer Patient Services | Bedford, In
    Date: December 21, 2013
    Jeff and family, we are sorry for your loss. All volunteers of Lawrence County Cancer Patient Services