Steve E. Knowles, 67, of Grayville, Illinois, passed away Saturday, November 25, 2017, at Linda E. White Hospice Facility in Evansville, Indiana.


He was born February 15, 1950, in Winslow, Indiana, the son of Edward Oscar and Ruth Rosalind (Hargrave) Knowles.  He married Phyllis Wilson in Harrisburg, Illinois.  She preceded him in death.

Steve was a tool and die maker and machinist.   

Left to cherish his memory is his father, Edward; children, Sherry Knowles and Steven Knowles; and siblings, Larry Knowles and his wife Lana of Mt. Carmel, and, Darlene Ankenbrand of Ball Ground, Georgia.

Preceding Steve in death was his mother, wife and brother Ed Knowles.

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Short-Cunningham Funeral Home is honored to serve Steve’s family.

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