John Franklin Knowles, 11:00 AM, Friday, April 7, 201704-Apr-2017
John Franklin Knowles, age 60 of Norman, OK, passed away on April 3, 2017. John was born on October 4, 1956, in Norman, OK, to Hugh and Neva Knowles. He worked as a machinist. He was big hearted, but tough and fair. He never gave up on people. His goal in life was to make sure his family was comfortable, not rich, but comfortable. His first love was his family, especially his grandchildren. John is survived by his son, Casey Knowles and wife, Charla; daughter, Nichole Bird and husband, Jimmy; grandchildren, Tyler Knowles, Emily Knowles, Mattax Tinkle, Jimmy Bird, Jr., Josephene Bird, Corbin Bird, Cole Bird; brothers, Hugh Knowles and wife, Sharron, Aaron Knowles and wife, Debra, James Knowles and wife Paula; sister, Eloise Barnes; ex-wife, Karon Austin; and numerous other loving family and friends .He is preceded in death by his parents, Hugh and Neva Knowles. Funeral Services will be 11:00 AM, on Friday, April 7, 2017, at Harrah Church in Harrah, Oklahoma. Services are under the direction of John M. Ireland Funeral Home and Chapel, Moore, OK.