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James Knowles

James Donald Knowles

Wednesday, June 22nd, 1949 - Friday, September 25th, 2020
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Obituary

James “Donald” Knowles, 71, a resident of Webb, passed away Friday, September 25, 2020 at his residence.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Monday, September 28, 2020 at Glover Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Troy West officiating. Burial will follow in Memory Hill Cemetery with Glover Funeral Home officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1:00 until 1:45 p.m. on Monday prior to service time.

Mr. Knowles was born June 22, 1949 in Eufaula, Alabama to Hubert and Jimmy Lou Renfroe Knowles and later moved to Dothan. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War having served his country in the U.S. Army.

Following his military service, he came home to Dothan. As a master mechanic he worked with the Mike Schmitz Automotive Group until his retirement. He loved fishing and playing pool. In earlier years he enjoyed racing motorcycles and he was a big racing fan.

Mr. Knowles is predeceased by his parents.

He is survived by two daughters, Rachel Tyson (Steve Dixon) of Webb and MaKesha Knowles, of Dothan; three step-daughters, Jessie Smith (Michael), Kerri Quattlebaum, and Misty Mercer, all of Cottonwood; a brother, Terry Knowles (Nancy) of Cowarts; eleven grandchildren, Dawson Deacon, Jorgia Tyson, Austin Dixon, Free Hunter Kimbro, Dakota Kirkland, McKenzie Smith, Blake Smith, MyLeigh Smith, Jameson Smith, Journie Quattlebaum, Damion Quattlebaum and Nevaeh Hicks; one great-grandchild, Alethea Kimbro; several special nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be, Freehunter Kimbro, James Jerkins, Michael Knowles, Sammy Bascomb, Michael Smith and Dylan Jerkins

Glover Funeral Home of Dothan has been entrusted with the arrangements. (334) 699-3888. Please sign the guestbook online at www.gloverfuneral.com
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, September 28th, 2020 | 1:00pm - 1:45pm
    When
    Monday, September 28th, 2020 1:00pm - 1:45pm
    Location
    Glover Funeral Home Chapel
    Address
    1468 Hartford Highway
    Dothan, AL 36301
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  • Funeral Service

    Monday, September 28th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    When
    Monday, September 28th, 2020 2:00pm
    Location
    Glover Funeral Home Chapel
    Address
    1468 Hartford Highway
    Dothan, AL 36301
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Pastor Troy West
  • Interment

    Monday, September 28th, 2020 |
    When
    Monday, September 28th, 2020
    Location
    Memory Hill Cemetery
    Address
    2390 Hartford Hwy
    Dothan, Alabama
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Teresa Brady Walker

Posted at 12:23pm
Donald was a great guy. I worked with him at Mazda of Dothan. He knew his Zoom Zooms. He loved his family. He will be missed.
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WANDA AND DENNIS STEWART

Posted at 03:50pm
iT WAS A PLEASURE KNOWING Donald when we worked together at Mazda, he helped me alot. My husband (dennis) and myself (wanda) will greatly miss him R.I.P.
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Carolyn Morris

Posted at 12:37pm
Remember Donald from us growing up on Kornegay Street. Donald was a very good person and I know he will be greatly missed. Sorry I could not be a funeral. I have not been able to drive for 2 weeks. Prayers to the family. Terry and Rachel.
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Raiford Blair

Posted at 10:40am
THANKS DONALD FOR EVERYTHING. CANNOT BE AT YOUR SERVICE DUE TO THIS BIOLOGICAL WAREFARE. BEING A VIETNAM VET I AM SURE YOU WILL UNDERSTAND, AGAIN THANKS FOR EVERTHING. BEST SERVICE MANAGER FIRESTONE EVER HAND. THANKS.
JT

JS&L Timber

Posted at 05:18am
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