Richard Leslie Knox

September 19, 1930 ~ July 6, 2011

Richard Leslie Knox, 80, of Moss Bluff died Wednesday, July 6, 2011 in the comfort of his home.

Mr. Knox was born in Sweetwater, TX, raised and educated in Fort Worth, TX and has lived thirty-two years in Moss Bluff. He worked most of his life in management in the construction industry. He was an avid fisherman and also enjoyed working in his vegetable gardens. Mr. Knox will be most remembered for his "witty" sense of humor.

He leaves to honor his memory, his loving wife of 62 years, Wilma "Corky" Knox of Moss Bluff; five children, Clydeen Tompkins and husband David of Tuscaloosa, AL, Leslie Cook of San Antonio, TX, Philip Knox and wife Suzanne, Kim Fletcher and husband Stuart, and Tammy Knox, all of Moss Bluff; seven grandchildren, Matthew Tompkins and wife Terri of Tuscaloosa, AL, Andrew Tompkins and Ericka Tucker of CA, Gabriel Knox of Reno, NV, Justin Knox and wife Chere' of Moss Bluff, Amber Roth and husband Hunter of Norman, OK and Kaylen and Kensie Fletcher, both of Moss Bluff and five great- grandchildren.

Memorial services will be 11:00 AM Friday, July 8, 2011 in the Johnson Funeral Home Chapel. Reverend Felton Thibodeaux will officiate. Gathering of friends will be from 10:00 AM until the time of service in the funeral home.

Mr. Knox family would like to express sincere gratitude to Christina "aka" Clementine, for her excellence care during this difficult time.

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  1. Me and my children have been so blessed to have a nieghbor like Mr. Les. My children loved going to the garden everytime they saw him outside to visit and see what veggies he had for them. He will also be remebered by us for his smile and kindness. May God bring his peace and comfort to your family.God Bless,Sue Cormier and children.

  2. Mr. Les will be greatly missed by the neighborhood. His presence in the yard or a return trip from fishing was a common site we will not forget. May God bless the family he left behind with His Grace and Endurance. Our Sincere Condolences from the Hood's.

  3. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of loss. Let pain be replaced by the beautiful memories you have gathered during the years, and you will be comforted by them.

  4. My thoughts and prayers go out to your family during this difficult time. I pray that through God you will find peace and comfort.

  5. What a wonderful and special friend Les was to me and my parents. He will forever be in my thoughts and prayers along with his awsome family.

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