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Ronnie T. Knowles, II

February 9, 1963 ~ September 27, 2019 (age 56)

Ronnie T. Knowles, II, 56, of Phenix City, AL passed away Friday, September 27, 2019 at his home.

A funeral service will be held 11:00 am EST Thursday, October 3, 2019 at Vance Brooks Funeral Home in Phenix City, AL with Rev. Rob Goodman officiating.  The family will receive friends Thursday morning from 10:00 to 11:00 am EST, at the funeral home.

Ronnie was born February 9, 1963 in Columbus, GA son of Ronald Knowles, Sr. and Gaylene Watson Knowles.  He was a graduate of Glenwood High School and then attended the University of Alabama, where he was a member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity.  Ronnie owned and operated his own landscaping business, Ron’s Lawn Service.   He enjoyed politics, Alabama football and was a big fan of the Pittsburgh Pirates.  Ronnie attended St. Patrick Catholic Church in Phenix City, AL.

Other than his parents, he is survived by a sister, Nikki Van Dyke and husband Chris of Tuscaloosa, AL; a brother, Randy Knowles and wife Kelly of Phenix City, AL; nieces, Madison Hatchett of Birmingham, AL and Mallory Hatchett of Tuscaloosa, AL; nephews, Tanner Knowles and Kyle Knowles, both of Phenix City, AL; a special cousin, Jeff Nix of Salem, AL; his dog, Atticus; several extended family and friends

Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to Paws, 4900 Milgen Road, Columbus, GA 31909.

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