Morris Everett Knowlton
Morris Everett "Sonny" Knowlton – 83, of Cambridge, Kings County, formerly of Halifax, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family and friends, Thursday, October 12, 2017. Born in Springhill, he was a son of the late Everett and Inez (Moore) Knowlton. He was the Service Manager and then operated the Service Department of the Canadian Tire Store on Quinpool Road, Halifax for 40 years. He obtained his private pilot license and for many years owned and operated his own plane. He was a member of the Centreville Baptist Church. He was also a member of the Kentville Masonic Lodge No. 58, the Scottish Rite Masons and the Philae Temple Shriners. He is survived by his special companion of many years, Margie Johnston; a daughter, Paulette (Eugene) Rhyno, Head of St. Margaret’s Bay; a son, Danny Acton, Ottawa; a sister, Beverley Brownrigg (Steve Russo), Dartmouth; two brothers, Art (Beth), Centreville; Donald, Dartmouth; three grandchildren, Michelle and Kyle Rhyno, Kayley Acton; special cousin, Billy (Trudy) Moore, Halifax; several nieces, nephews and cousins; many friends. He was predeceased by two sisters, Ethel Knowlton and Lynda Grab; a brother, Gervin; an uncle, Orland Moore. There will be no visitation, by request. A combined Masonic Lodge service and funeral service, followed by a reception, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, October 16, 2017 in the White Family Funeral Home, Kentville. Burial will take place in the Canard Burial Ground, Upper Canard. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia. A special thank you to Jill Patterson and the staff at the Madeline Assisted Living. We are forever grateful to all of you. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville.