2013-10-26 / Obituaries

Julian Cecil Knott

Julian Cecil Knott, 90, of 138 Patterson Drive, died Wednesday, Oct. 23, after a brief illness.

Born in Person County, Mr. Knott was the son of the late Luther DeWitt and Annie Royster Knott. He was also preceded by his wife, Delma Cozart Knott; two brothers, Mac Knott and Sterling Knott and one sister, Elizabeth Murray.

Mr. Knott served in the United States Army from March 8, 1943 to April 8, 1946 where he was a Sergeant 34 607 871, Technician Fourth Grade and served in the 71st Light Infantry Division in the 571st Single Company. He fought in battles and campaigns GO33WD45, Rhineland, Central Europe, where he received a good conduct medal, American Theater Ribbon, European African Middle-Eastern Ribbon, and World War II Victory Ribbon.

Mr. Knott retired from Centel/ Sprint and was a member of Somerset Baptist Church.

Mr. Knott is survived by one son, Randall Knott and wife, Loretta M. of Mechanicsville, Va.; one daughter, Mitzi Miller and husband, Joey of Timberlake; five brothers, Robert Knott of Roxboro, Dolowayne Knott (Bea) of Roxboro, Charlie Knott (Nell) of Durham, Bart Knott of Timberlake and Bruce Knott (Jackie) of Roxboro; three sisters, Mary Gentry (Bernard) of Timberlake, Violet Whitfield (Marvin) of Roxboro and Sandra Eakes of Timberlake; four grandchildren, Meredith Knott (Jonas), Oscar Knott (Michelle), Oliver Knott and Abby Faulkner (Chris); and three great-grandchildren, Caroline Elizabeth Knott, Lilah Belle Knott and Hudson Faulkner.

Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, at Person Memorial Cemetery by the Rev. Bob Baynard. Visitation will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 29, at Brooks & White Funeral Home and other times at the home.

Condolences may be sent at www.brooksandwhite.com.

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