Donald Morris Knox Sr., son of the late Donald M. Adams and Sarah V. Knox, was born on January 14, 1935 in Baltimore, Md. He departed this life on March 4, 2013 after a lengthy illness
Donald received his education in the Baltimore City Public School System,. and attended the legendary Dunbar High School. He became employed by the Continental Can Company, which is now Crown, Cork and Seal, from which he retired after 38 years of service.
Donald wed the late Esther Olivia Stokes and from this union five children were born.
Donald was affectionately known as “Duck.” To know him was to love him. He was a people person in every sense of the word. To be in his presence was surely enjoyable because of his jovial personality and very positive demeanor. Some of his favorite past times were listening to jazz, going to jazz shows, dancing, singing, and traveling. He was always a well groomed gentleman, with his signature wide brim hats. Donald was resilient, strong and proud to the end. He will certainly be missed.
He was preceded in death by: his brother, Wallace Hooker; daughter, Sonia Renee Knox; and son, Kevin Edward Knox.
He leaves to mourn: his daughter, Darlene Delores Knox, “daddy’s little girl;” sons, Donald Morris Knox Jr., and Morris Clinton Knox; special brother-in-law, Kenneth Taylor; and a very loving and devoted friend, Laura Clark.