Mt. Olive-George Kennedy Astor Knowles, 87, of Mt. Olive, NC passed away Friday, February, 25, 2022 at Vidant Duplin Hospital in Kenansville. Mr. Knowles was born in Duplin County October 7, 1934 to the late, George William Knowles and Louisiana Sandlin Knowles.
A service to celebrate Mr. Knowles life will be held at 7:00pm Monday, February 28, 2022 at Community Funeral Home Of Warsaw. A visitation will follow the service. A graveside service will take place at 11:00 am Tuesday, March 1, 2022 at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Pink Hill.
Mr. Knowles is survived by sons, Randy Wayne Knowles of Pink Hill, Ronnie Howard Knowles of Warsaw, Simpson Columbus Knowles of Chinquapin, and Joseph Earl Knowles of Warsaw; daughter, Celia Katherine Davis of Pink Hill; daughter-in-law Paulette Knowles of Kenansville; eight grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren, and thirteen great great grandchildren,
In addition to his parents, Mr. Knowles was preceded in death by wife, Hattie Ruth Pike Knowles and son, Walter Gerald Knowles.