William Edward Knowles
of St. Louis, asleep in the Lord on Sunday, September 5, 2021. He was born on November 28, 1936, in Shepherdsville, KY, the fifth of 13 children. Bill grew up in Corydon, IN, and came to St. Louis in 1959, where he worked in the women’s shoe business in many capacities throughout his sixty year successful career. He truly loved spending time with his grandchildren at his additional homes in Sarasota, FL, Sparta, IL, and Ste. Genevieve, MO. Bill is survived by his daughter, Susan (Erich II) Press, and grandchildren, Erich III (Jamie) Press, Will Press and Heidi Press.
Services: Visitation Friday, September 10, 2021 at Hotchkiss Chapel at Bellefontaine Cemetery from 10-11:30 a.m. Funeral service 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, you may send donations to the American Leukemia Society or St. Louis Senior Dog Project. Private interment.