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William G. Knowland Jr.

William G. Knowland Jr. William G. Knowland Jr.

William G. (Rusty) Knowland Jr., age 65, New Salisbury, Ind., passed away Friday, June 5, 2020.

William was born June 28, 1954, at Jeffersonville, Ind., to the late William G. and Nellie Pearson Knowland Sr.

He was a peacetime Navy veteran and a former welder for Tower Automotive.

Also preceding him in death were his wife, Janet Lee Collett Knowland, and a sister, Sharon Gibson.

Surviving are daughters Tammy R. Wright (Ray) and Brenda Basham (George), both of New Salisbury; sisters Verna Dickey (Bruce) of Louisville, Ky., and Dorothy Combs of Lexington, Tenn.; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday, June 8, 2020, at Swarens Funeral Home, 1405 Highway 64 NW, Ramsey, Ind., with burial in Bethlehem Cemetery near Crandall, Ind.

Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

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