Linda Hardesty Knupple started her life September 4, 1937 in Manassas, Virginia and she left this world May 19,2014. She is survived by her loving husband of 43 years, William (Bill) Knupple, one brother, Robert Hardesty of Virginia and by her nieces and nephews. Linda is preceded in death by her parents and one brother. Linda served her country as a Lieutenant Commander in the Navy as a nurse for 6 years.Linda also worked as an animal advocate, rescuing, protecting and placing them in loving homes. Linda was an expert Horticulturist and was willing to help anyone with her knowledge and expertise. She was always the one with the overwhelming generosity and selflessness towards others with the ability to instinctively know what was needed in countless situations for family, friends and acquaintances. In lieu of flowers, please give to an animal
, due to Linda's avid love and support of animal rights and advocacy. Linda's life motto was Due unto others as you would have done unto you, she will be dearly missed. Funeral services will be Thursday May 22, 2014 at 10:00am at Farmer Funeral Home in Silsbee with interment to follow at Knupple Cemetery in Silsbee. Visitation will be on Wednesday May 21, 2014 from 5:00pm until 7:00 pm at the funeral home.
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R. S. Farmer Funeral Home, Inc.
415 North 4th Street Silsbee, TX 77656
Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on May 21, 2014