US Army

Curtis Melton Knox

February 22, 1941 ~ September 15, 2021 (age 80)

Obituary

Curtis Melton Knox, 80, passed away on September 15, 2021.  He was born on February 22, 1941, in Hanna, Oklahoma, to parents Edgar L. and Venita J. Knox.

He is a US Army Veteran and achieved recognition as a top Army marksman in 1962.  He qualified for the expert marksmanship badge during range firing with the Army’s new M-14 rifle in Germany.  He loved to fish, and any chance he had, he loaded up and headed out fishing.  He was one of a kind.  Curtis loved his family and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Faye Knox; daughter Felicia Janicke and husband Scott; son Bobby Knox; grandchildren Alicia Burton and husband Ash, Cory Janicke and wife Rubi, Andrew Knox, Bobby Knox II, Aubree Knox, and Brayden Knox; great-grandchildren Haley Burton, Haydn Burton, Greyson Janicke, Triston Knox, and Dawson Knox; sisters Dorotha Duke and Frances Byrd.

Curtis is preceded in death by parents Edgar L. Knox and Venita J. Knox; J.W. Knox, Thelmer Knox, Margie Knox, Ramona Faye Parks, Edward (Pete) Knox, Willa Jo Walls, and Ronald Knox.

 


Services

Military Honors
Tuesday
October 5, 2021

3:00 PM
Dallas - Ft. Worth National Cemetery
2000 Mountain Creek Parkway
Dallas, TX 75211

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