Michael W. Knox, 75, of Beaumont, Texas, died Friday, February 1, 2019, in Houston, Texas. He was born on January 5, 1944, in Klamath Falls, Oregon. He retired from Mobil Oil after 28 years as a Chemical Engineer after graduating from Texas A&M University in 1966. He was a member of Meadows Church of Christ in Beaumont. Mike was a loving husband, father, and grandfather.
As his son would say, “Mike would give you the shirt off his back…THEN tell you how to put it on”!
Mike is survived by the love of his life and wife of fifty-three years, Barbara; son, Jason Knox and his wife, Amy; grandsons, Colby and Caden; granddaughter, Rainey; and great-granddaughter, Margaret Jane all of Beaumont; brothers, James Knox and his wife, Molly, of Atlanta, Texas and John Knox and his wife, Sue, of Jeffersonton, Virginia; mother-in-law, Wilodene Wilbanks; sisters-in-law, Jerri Scott and her husband, Gene, of Allen, Texas; and Kathy O’Kelley of Atlanta, Texas.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Jim and Olean Knox.
A gathering of Mr. Knox’s family and friends will be from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Monday, February 4, 2019, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. A private family graveside will be held at Cass Cemetery, Bloomburg. An additional gathering of family and friends will be from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 5, 2019, at Hanner Funeral Service, 103 West Main Street, Atlanta.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mike’s memory to Meadows Church of Christ, 9195 Dishman Road, Beaumont, Texas 77713; or the Cass Cemetery Fund, c/o George Waller, 1278 Farm to Market North, Atlanta, Texas 75551.