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“My memory of Walter will always be his big smile. Even as his health declined, he kept that endearing big smile. Walter was one of those people that...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Nancy Brake Bassett - Culpeper, VA

“Mr. and mrs Knowles have been clients of mune for over 10 years at H and R Block in Manassas. I am deeply sadden for your loss. I always found Mr....Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Oscar King - bristow, VA

“What a special friend and co-worker at BB&T (previously F&M Northern Virginia). Walter had such a pleasant personality and smiling face as head mail...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Jane & Tom Abel - The Plains, VA

“Dear Mom#2, Mark & family, You are in our thoughts and prayers during this most difficult time. Our heart goes out to you all - Dad#2 will be missed....Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Gregg & Lisa McBride - Alpharetta, GA

WALTER E. KNOWLES, JR., age 79 of Nokesville, Virginia passed away Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at his residence.

Walter was born March 13, 1933 in Washington, D.C. son of the late Walter E. Knowles, Sr. and Ella L. (Steinbock) Knowles. He was a US Army veteran, a member of the Masonic Lodge in Pennsylvania and had retired as a building manager for AT&T.

He was also preceded in death by his daughter, Lisa Ann Knowles in 2001.

Survivors include his loving wife of 59 years, Betty J. Knowles; one son, Mark W. Knowles and wife Yvonne of Sterling, Virginia; two granddaughters, Emily and Valerie Knowles and two sisters, Jane Knowles and Linda Osborne. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 7:00-9:00 PM Saturday, April 28, 2012 at Pierce Funeral Home, 9609 Center Street, Manassas where funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Sunday, April 29, 2012. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Capital Caring (Hospice), 2900 Telestar Court, Falls Church, Virginia 22042 in loving memory of Walter Knowles, Jr.

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Pierce Funeral Home
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Tel. (703) 257-6028