NewburyportNews.com, Newburyport, MA

September 2, 2013

Robert K. Knox, 85


Amesbury, Mass. — Robert K. Knox, age 85 of Amesbury, Mass., died at his home on Saturday, Aug 31,2013 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. He is the husband of Doris M. (Lucier) Knox. He was born in Salisbury, Mass., on May 29,1928, the son of the late Charles W. and Ella G. (Pierce) Knox.

Bob was a graduate of Amesbury High School and Boston University. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army. He worked his entire career with the General Electric Company in Lynn and Everett, Mass. He had been an avid golfer and a longtime member of the Amesbury Golf and Country Club.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, his daughter Karen J. LeBlanc and her husband Richard of Amesbury; his sons Robert W. Knox and his wife Katrina of Fulton, N.Y., and William D. Knox of North Hampton, N.H.; seven grandchildren , 11 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his siblings Charles F. Knox Sr., William Douglas Knox, Beatrice A. Solari and Shirley McDowall.

ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral services will be private with funeral arrangements by the Twomey LeBlanc and Conte Funeral Home, 193 High Street, Newburyport, Mass. For directions or to leave online condolences, please visit www.contefuneralhomes.com.