KNOX, Andrew Allison

September 17, 1981 – August 21, 2018

 

Unexpectedly, after a brief illness, Andrew Allison Garfield Knox passed away peacefully in Calgary, AB., on Tuesday, August 21, 2018, at the age of 36. Born in Saint John, NB., he is the son of Allison Knox of Plaster Rock, NB., and Terry (Garfield) Knox of Grand Bay-Westfield, NB.

Along with his mother Terry, father Allison and step-mom Melanie, Andrew is survived by his long-time love, Carmen Turner; sisters Kerry and Jason Balemans of Fort MacMurray, AB and Virginia Knox of Calgary, AB; his step-brother Danny and Crystal Smith of St. Stephen, NB; his nieces and nephews Darhyl Balemans, Theo Knox-Amedee and Ayden, Ava and Addison Smith; many aunts, uncles and cousins and dear family friends Barry Herbert and the Skitch family.

In addition to both sets of grandparents, Andrew was predeceased by his niece Kayla Balemans and his uncle Leigh Knox.

Growing up, Andrew was a comical little boy who always got along well with others. He attended schools in Grand Bay and the City. He worked for Carpenter’s Fish Farm and also in other fishery positions over the years along with his dad.  He worked briefly at Tabufile for his uncle and spent several years in the roofing and construction industry out West.  Andrew had a passion for old cars, antiques and motorcycles and he could not resist a garage sale or auction where he could hunt for treasures.  He also loved to fish and had many wonderful trips to the camp with his father.  Andrew loved his family dearly and adored his nieces and nephews.  He was a loving, kind and generous young man who will be deeply missed.

Arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of Cochrane Country Funeral Home, 402 Railway St., W, Cochrane, AB T4C 2B6 (403) 932-1039. A private family viewing will take place, followed by cremation.  Andrew will return to NB with his family for a graveside service in the Lorneville Community Cemetery Tuesday, September 4th, 2018 at 1 pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Andrew’s memory can be made to the Mustard Seed Project of Alberta or a homeless shelter or food bank of the donor’s choosing.

  1. On 24/08/2018 at 1:59 pm Annette & Laurie Garfield Said:

    Our deepest sympathy to the family.

  2. On 24/08/2018 at 3:07 pm Cathy Said:

    My condolences to the entire family. So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Cathy McKewon

  3. On 24/08/2018 at 3:08 pm Melina & Rick Savoy Said:

    To Terry Knox and family-so sorry to hear of Andrew passing. Sending prayers to you- Melina and Rick Savoy

  4. On 24/08/2018 at 3:49 pm Dwayne and Anna James Said:

    We are so very sorry for your loss. Thinking of you all during this difficult time. Love and prayers Dwayne, Anna & family

  5. On 24/08/2018 at 3:50 pm Tammy Nicoll Said:

    To ‘Terry and family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss…. sending love

  6. On 24/08/2018 at 7:00 pm Rick Reid (AKA POPEYE) Said:

    So sorry for your loss Terry Knox and family.

  7. On 24/08/2018 at 10:56 pm Leslie and Rick Deans Said:

    So sorry for your loss Ginny and Terry.
    Leslie & Rick

  8. On 25/08/2018 at 2:39 am Bernie Regenbogen Said:

    To Dale and the entire family I extend my deepest sympathies and condolences.

  9. On 25/08/2018 at 7:15 am Heather & Andrew MacNeil Said:

    We are so sorry for your loss. May fond memories of Andrew bring you comfort during this difficult time in your life. When we lose a loved one here on earth, we gain an angel in heaven that watches over us. Sending much love and prayers to Terry, Allison and family.

  10. On 25/08/2018 at 7:42 am Roger & Diane Cartwright Said:

    Knox family……So sorry for your loss. He was taken from you at such a young age. May the happy memories help you through this very difficult time.

  11. On 25/08/2018 at 10:52 am Dianne Thompson Said:

    To my good friend Terry Knox and Family … so very sorry to know the heartache you all are going through.my blessings and condolences to all of you.

  12. On 25/08/2018 at 5:07 pm Terry Knox Said:

    Terry

  13. On 25/08/2018 at 8:49 pm Candace Said:

    Andrew – I can’t believe this.

    Sending heartfelt condolences and love to all of you. I am so, so sorry.

  14. On 26/08/2018 at 3:24 am Mary Said:

    So sorry to read of Andrew’s passing.

  15. On 26/08/2018 at 4:06 am Jackie Paget Tom Brown Said:

    So very sorry to hear this news of Andrew.He was a beautiful soul inside and out. My heart hurts for you all.

  16. On 26/08/2018 at 9:43 am Bert Connelly Said:

    So very sorry to hear of Andrews passing my heart goes out to the family Andrew was such a wonderful boy

  17. On 28/08/2018 at 4:27 am robert. doiron Said:

    Allison so sorry to learn of the passing of your son you are in my thoughts and prayers

  18. On 28/08/2018 at 1:34 pm Greg woods Said:

    My condolence to the the family.

  19. On 28/08/2018 at 10:45 pm Katherine (Sherriff)Harriman Said:

    We pray for strength and peace through this extremely difficult and incredibly hard time!
    May you know you are not alone, for God is there for you. Though we may never understand why, he asks us to cast our cares on Him, because He (Jesus) cares for us. The Sherriff family of Grand Bay-Westfield.

  20. On 29/08/2018 at 2:29 am Dan and Terry Oram Said:

    Allison and Family, So sorry to learn of your son’s passing. Please accept our condolences.

  21. On 29/08/2018 at 3:50 pm Carol Taylor Said:

    I am at a loss for words. I remember this little guy running around as happy as can be. Terry, Allison and families, we are so very sorry to hear of your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Hugs.

  22. On 29/08/2018 at 9:34 pm Charles Williams Said:

    I am devastated to hear this, I know the grieve you must feel , may his soul Rest In Peace . May you be counseled by the living God . Eternal rest for him , and eternal blessing and counsel for you . So, so sorry .

  23. On 02/09/2018 at 3:17 pm Denis & Betty Said:

    Terry our hearts went out to you when we heard the sad news about your son. May the good memories help you get through this awful time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Denis & Betty

  24. On 13/09/2018 at 3:17 pm Gus & Audrey Yepiz Said:

    Terry and Ginny I was so sad to hear of Andrew’s passing. May the God of all comfort be with you.

  25. On 17/09/2018 at 5:13 pm Chad Said:

    My heart goes out to your Mom Terry and your sister Ginny. Such a terrible loss and so young. You were a great friend for the short time I knew you. The world is a poorer place without ya. My deepest condolences.

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