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Chris B. Knowlton

March 21, 1950 ~ May 10, 2022 (age 72)


Palmyra: Christopher “Chris” B. Knowlton

Chris Knowlton, 72, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Tuesday, May 10, 2022. In keeping with Chris’s wishes there will be no public calling hours or services. Chris was born on March 21, 1950 in Auburn to the late Robert P. and Helen Elizabeth (Mulligan) Knowlton.  He was a 1968 graduate of Moravia High School.  He served our country in the US Army from 09/16/1968 to 04/19/1971 earning the rank of SP5. While in the Army Chris was awarded the following medals; Vietnam Campaign, two overseas bars, National Defense Service, Vietnam Service, Army Commendation and two sharpshooters (M-16 and14).  He worked in the maintenance department at the Palmyra-Macedon High School until his retirement in 2012.  He enjoyed riding Harley Davidson motorcycles and spending time with his dogs; Buckshot, Number One and Angel. He is survived by his brother Robert A. (Judy) Knowlton and his sister Kathryn M (Robert) Young; nephews Keith and Jeffrey Knowlton and Patrick (Kate) Young and many friends. Besides his parents, Chris is preceded in death by his life partner of 25 years, Jayne Beeman, who passed away suddenly in March 2022.

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