Henry “Hank” Merle Knox, 69, of Clairton, formerly of Elliottsville, PA, passed away at AHN Jefferson Hospital on Thursday, January 18, 2018. He was born October 5, 1948 in Fayette County to the late George and Rosetta Knox. Henry was a loving husband for 33 years to the late Yvonne Riggen Knox. He is survived by daughters; Virginia (Brian) Hilty of Greensburg, Candace Knox of Clairton, Tammy (John) Hayden of McKeesport; brothers; Roger Knox of Uniontown, George “Rusty” (Dee) Knox of Connellsville, Richard Knox of Clairton; sisters Carolyn Pici of McKeesport, Vanessa (Bill) Frost of Uniontown, Lori (Dolly) Knox; 10 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. Along with his parents and wife, Henry was preceded in death by son, Henry Merle Knox; daughter, Nora Knox; brothers, Vernon Knox and Mark Knox. Henry served in the US Marine Corp during the Vietnam War, enjoyed car shows, camping, hunting, and socializing with others. He was a member of the AmVets in Uniontown and the VFW in Hopwood. Family and friends will be received Sunday, January 21, 2018 from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 pm at S. M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 432 N. 6th Street Clairton, PA 15025. A service will take place at the funeral home on Monday, January 22, 2018 at 11:00 am followed by interment at Round Hill Cemetery with full military honors.
Originally published January 19, 2018.