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Matthew J. Knoles, age 36 of Rock Island, passed away Friday, July 3, 2015 at home.

Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. at Chippiannock Cemetery, Rock Island, with inurnment to follow. Following the services at the cemetery, family and friends are invited to Edgewood Baptist Church, 2704 38th Street, Rock Island, for a meal and time of fellowship. Memorials may be made to the family. Hodgson Funeral Home, Rock Island, is assisting the family.

Matthew was born on March 15, 1979 in Moline, the son of James and Melody (Hook) Knoles. He enjoyed playing his Nintendo games. He was a fan of the San Francisco 49ers, Chicago Blackhawks, Chicago Bulls, and St. Louis Cardinals. He also enjoyed watching movies.

He is survived by his mother, Melody Knoles; daughter, Isabel Knoles; sister, Jessie (Abe) Knoles; brother, Darryl (Meryl) Knoles; nieces, Aleah, Lillian, and Sadie; nephew, Finley; many aunts, uncles, and Sue; close cousins, David (Becky) Knoles, and Bryan (Jessica) Johnson; and several special friends.

His father, Jim, two aunts, Debbie, and Liesa, and paternal Grandma Knoles preceded Matthew in death.

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