Joshua L.-Knowles-Obituary

Spc. Joshua L. Knowles

Sheffield, Iowa

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Spc. Joshua Knowles once dyed his hair blue and red for an Independence Day parade. He once ate 64 ounces of ketchup in two days. He was known to butcher the song "Friends in Low Places" while singing karaoke. "He was an exuberant young man who lived life to the fullest and pushed the limits with best intentions," said the Rev. Dennis Cahill, who eulogized Knowles. Knowles, 23, of Sheffield, Iowa, was killed Feb. 5 when a mortar round struck the military truck he was driving near Baghdad International Airport. Knowles played football and track in high school, and also liked golfing, snowboarding, and playing paintball. He was studying criminal justice at a community college and worked as a woodworker before he was called up. He signed letters home from Iraq "Peace from the Middle East." Survivors include his parents, Sandy and Les Knowles.

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To the family of Spc. Joshua L. Knowles:
The Fort Snelling Memorial Chapel Foundation will be honoring your loved one at the non-denominational Christian Memorial Day Remembrance worship service at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, 26 May 2013. We will remember the casualties of the Global War on Terrorism from Minnesota … and the bordering states of Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Outside of the historic Fort Snelling Veterans Memorial Chapel will be a “Memorial Garden” filled...

To the family and friends of Spc. Joshua L. Knowles:
It has truly been my honor to sign Joshua's guest book these past few years. Unfortunately, due to complications from my Multiple Sclerosis, this may be the last message I'm able to write. Please forgive me and know that Joshua will always be remembered in my home.
With love and respect ~ Peggy

To the family of Spc. Joshua L. Knowles:
The Fort Snelling Memorial Chapel Foundation will be honoring your loved one at the non-denominational Christian Memorial Day Remembrance worship service at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday 27 May 2012. We will remember the casualties of the Global War on Terrorism from Minnesota … and the bordering states of Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Outside of the historic Fort Snelling Veterans Memorial Chapel will be a “Memorial Garden” filled with...

February 5, 2012
To the family and friends of Spc. Joshua L. Knowles:
Always remembering Joshua. "Some gave all."

We know you are near us and we remember you always, never a Memorial Day will go by, or any day, that we will not forget your sacrifice. We love you and miss you!

To the family of Spc Joshua L Knowles:
The Fort Snelling Memorial Chapel Foundation will be honoring your loved one at the non-denominational Memorial Day Sunday worship service at 11:00 a.m. on 29 May 2011. We will remember the casualties of the Global War on Terrorism from Minnesota … and the neighboring states of Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Outside of the historic Fort Snelling Veterans Memorial Chapel will be a “Memorial Garden” filled with some 200 white crosses...

To the family and friends of Spc. Joshua L. Knowles:
Please accept my remembrance of Joshua on the anniversary of his passing and know that he will never be forgotten.
Peggy Childers
www.IraqWarHeroes.org

To the family of Spc. Joshua L. Knowles:
The Fort Snelling Memorial Chapel Foundation will be honoring your loved one at the non-denominational Memorial Day Sunday worship service at 11:00 a.m. on 30 May 2010. We will remember the casualties of the Global War on Terrorism from Minnesota … and the neighboring states of Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Outside of the historic Fort Snelling Veterans Memorial Chapel will be a “Memorial Garden” filled with white crosses...

To the family and friends of Spc. Joshua L. Knowles:
Remembering Joshua on the anniversary of his passing. May our fallen heroes never be forgotten!
Peggy Childers
"Don't Let The Memory Of Them Drift Away"
www.IraqWarHeroes.org