Harold Knuckles

Harold Knuckles, 85, passed away on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois.

He was born on April 7, 1932 in Wilton, Kentucky to the late Elijah Knuckles and Charity Miller Knuckles. He was also preceded by his wife Geneva Knuckles on October 9, 2017,  and all of his children Deborah Klabacha, Earl Dean Knuckles, and Wendy Hintsala.

Harold loved fishing, being on his boat, and watching westerns.  He was the strong silent type at heart, and always was willing to help family and friends. He was known to many as Grandpa and later Papa.

He is survived by grandchildren Jason and Renata Klabacha,  and  great-grandchildren Marisa and Rhys Klabacha.

Visitation will be from 2:00 PM  Thursday, Feb. 8, until the funeral service at 4:00 PM at Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home with Rev. Jim Cook officiating.  Burial will be in the Wilton Cemetery in Knox County.

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