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Joseph Michael Knowlton

Joesph M. Knowlton, 65 of St. Pauls, North Carolina was born August 31, 1956 in Watertown, New York to the late Joseph F. and Carmella Ubrico Knowlton and departed this life, January 25, 2022 at UNC Heath - Southeastern in Lumberton, NC.

In addition to his parents, Joseph is preceded in death by a son, Eric Knowlton; and a brother, Robert Knowlton.

Joseph leaves to cherish his memories and mourn his passing his wife, Mary Lou Gardner Knowlton; three sons, Shawn Knowlton, Joseph Knowlton and Matthew Knowlton and wife, Celestine; his grandchildren, Kayla, Dylan, Natalie, Erica and Madison; great grandchildren Isaac and Khloe; sisters, Debbie Brown and Sherry Knowlton and a host of other relatives and friends.

Joseph loved his family and enjoyed NASCAR racing. He never met a stranger and was a friend to all. Joseph also cherished his memories as being a high school wrestler. He is be greatly missed by many!

The family will have a private Memorial Service at a later date.

Services Entrusted to McNeill-Legacy Funeral Home of St. Pauls.

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Sending lots of love to you and your family, so sorry for your loss Shawn.

Erin Whitney-Hwang Jan 30 2022 1:52 PM

I am very sorry for you and your family's loss, Shawn. My condolences to all.

Rachel Preis Jan 28 2022 10:39 PM

you have my sincere condolences Shawn

Cassandra Fulcher Jan 28 2022 4:11 PM

Steve-Thank you for the flowers!

Knowlton Family Jan 27 2022 4:30 PM

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Knowlton Family Jan 27 2022 4:28 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Joseph Knowlton

Happy Mart 1 Jan 27 2022 9:09 AM

Mary Lou
Our prayers are with you and all of the families during this time.
I pray GOD'S divine peace and comfort

Mr and Mrs Michael Baker Jan 26 2022 10:04 PM

we will always have great memories of you joe you will be missed by all of us we will love and cherish those memories of you forever in our hearts rest now in peace your out of your suffering mom and dad will take good care of you up there you will be fed well miss and love you already my heart breaks love you

mary knowlton and john gould Jan 26 2022 12:24 PM

So Sad. RIP Uncle Joe. You will be missed so much. I Love You

Judd Kalk Jan 26 2022 11:28 AM