Herbert Roy Knouse, 84, died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013.

He was born Nov. 18, 1928, to Jesse and Emma May Knouse, in Chillicothe, Mo.

Herbert served in the United States Navy for 20 years, and retired as first class. He served during the Korean and Vietnam wars.

He is survived by his wife Elizabeth; one daughter, Linda Jo Reese, Escanaba, Mich.; one sister, Rose Emmons, Chillicothe, Mo.; sister-in-law, Margaret Evelyn Knouse; eight grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Jesse, Reuben, and Richard; and four sisters, Margaret, Beulah, Ruby and Elizabeth Jane.

Viewing will be held in the chapel on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, from 12 to 2 p.m., and funeral services immediately afterwards for family and friends. Interment to follow at Riverside Memorial Park. He will be laid to rest next to his wife of 30 years, Rosa E. Knouse.

Please sign the guestbook at www.townandcountryfuneralhome.com

Arrangements are under the direction of Hardage-Gidden Town and Country Funeral Home, Jacksonville, Fla.