Harry Lewis Knowles Jr.

November 20, 1934March 15, 2023
Obituary of Harry Lewis Knowles Jr.
In loving memory... Harry (Bud) Lewis Knowles Jr. 88, Oviedo, Florida passed away on March 15, 2023. He was born on November 20, 1934 in Trenton, New Jersey to Harry Lewis Knowles Sr. and Helen (née Kemler) Knowles. Bud graduated from Allentown High School in Allentown, New Jersey, and spent over fifty years as a sheet metal worker (Local Union #27). He was a Hunter Safety Instructor for many years and along with his father, Harry Sr., who owned Top O’ Knoll game farm in Allentown, New Jersey. He was an avid hunter, enjoyed fishing, decoy collecting, bird house making, and anything associated with the great outdoors. Bud especially loved spending time with his family and friends and he pretty much made friends with anyone he just met. He moved to Oviedo Florida in 2008 to Palm Valley (55+ community) and enjoyed all the activities and made many friends. Bud is preceded in death by his parents, Harry Sr and Helen (Kemler) Knowles of Allentown, New Jersey; and his twin sister, Carole Ward. He is survived by his loving wife, Kathy of Oviedo, Florida; his children, Colleen (Joe) Suozzo of New Jersey, Lisa (Dennis) Murphy of New Jersey, and Christine (Michael) von Spreckelsen of New Jersey, and Joey (Alex) Camarota of California; his six grandchildren, Jason (Allie) Sikorski of New Jersey, Melissa (Shawn) Phillips of New Jersey, Code Rapaki of New Jersey, Korbin von Spreckelsen of New Jersey, Riley von Spreckelsen of New Jersey, and Scott (Jacky) Musser Jr. of Pompano Beach, Florida; his five great grandchildren, Chase and Logan Phillips, Sophia and Tanner Sikorski, and Rylee Musser; he also leaves behind many nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, Bud's family has asked you make donations to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, link below. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Knowles family.

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