Eric Lislie “Bubba” Knox, age 21, died Thursday, September 5, 2013 at his home in Emporia, Kansas. He was born August 11, 1992 in Liberal, Kansas, the son of Mike Knox and Casey Rindels.
Eric grew up in Hugoton, graduated from Hugoton High School in 2011 and was currently a student at Emporia State University. While in high school, Eric participated in wrestling and FBLA. Eric played summer baseball and enjoyed hunting and was interested in guns and knives.
Survivors include his father, Mike Knox of Hugoton, Kansas; mother Casey Knox and step-father, Bob Mangels of Ulysses, Kansas; sister, Jami Knox of Birmingham, Iowa; step-grandparents, Darrel and Pat Mangels of Ulysses, Kansas; numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Eric is preceded in death by his grandparents, Irvin “Irv” and Betty Rindels, Delbert and Bobbie Knox; two uncles, Delbert Leslie Knox Jr., and Mike Rindels.
Funeral service will be held at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at the First Christian Church in Hugoton, Kansas with Pastor Heath Kelley officiating. Interment will follow at the Hugoton Cemetery in Hugoton, Kansas. Friends may call Monday, September 9, 2013 from 2:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Garnand Funeral Home in Hugoton. Memorial contributions may be given to the Hugoton Kids Club Wrestling or American Diabetes Association in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 423 S Main, Hugoton, KS 67951.