He was preceded in death by his parents, William Clinton and Effie Martin Knuckles; two brothers: Kenneth and Eugene Knuckles; his wife's parents, Everett and Hattie Baker; and one brother-in-law, Allen Baker.
Survivors include his wife, Billie Jean Baker Knuckles; four sons: David Knuckles, Shelbyville; Kevin Knuckles and his wife, Shari, Pineville; Greg Knuckles and his wife, Twana, Harlan; and Jeff Knuckles, Richmond; nine grandchildren: Mitchell, Sarah, Matthew, Victoria, Alexandria, Sophia, Kristen, Kaitlyn and Joshua; one brother, George Matt Knuckles, Arizona; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends.
Visitation services will be Friday at 6 p.m. at the Faith Temple Church.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Faith Temple Church with Pastor Matthew Robbins.
Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
Arnett & Steele Funeral Home of Pineville is in charge of arrangements.
A guestbook is available at www.arnettsteele.com