Theodore Elwood 'Teddy' Knowling

Sunday, September 29, 2013

Theodore Elwood (Teddy) Knowling, 64, of Bainbridge, passed away at his residence on Saturday morning, Sept. 28, 2013.

He was born on Dec. 5, 1948 to Theodore Riddlen and Vera Mae Hancock Knowling.

Teddy farmed for many years and worked for the Town of Roachdale for almost 25 years.

On March 28, 1970 he married Judith Kay Perkins at Roachdale, and she survives.

They had three children, son Brandon Knowling of Rockville, and two daughters, Tricia (Jack) Oliver of Roachdale and Jennifer (Chris) Torr of Greencastle; seven grandchildren, Cody and Josh Oliver, Sheridan Knowling, Graham Matthews, Kaylea Torr, Trevor Torr and Callie Knowling; three sisters, Carolyn (Bob) Hedrick of Crawfordsville, Mary Ann (Terry) McClure of Waveland and Bonnie (John) Storm of Roachdale; three brothers, Tommy Knowling, Hobert Knowling and Toby (Cathy) Knowling all of Roachdale; his father and mother-in-law. John (Ila) Perkins; sister-In-law Dursilla (Patrick) Foley; several nieces and nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents and infant sister Cindy Lou Knowling.

Funeral services are planned for 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2 at Servies and Morgan Funeral Home at Roachdale. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Burial will be at Blakesburg Cemetery. Pastors Kathi Elliott and Wallie Nichols will officiate.

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