Mr. Joseph Knox, a well-known resident of the Yarrow district for twenty-six years passed away in the Chilliwack Hospital on October 26, 1931, following an illness of some two years duration.
The funeral took place on October 29, 1931, the service was conducted by Canon Holdom in St. Thomas Anglican Church. Interment was made in the Church of England cemetery.
The late Mr. Knox was born at Tyronne, Ireland, coming to Canada when he was nineteen years of age. He moved west to Victoria, after his marriage, and for a number of years worked at the navy yards at Esquimalt, as a contractor, subsequently taking up land at Yarrow, where he farmed until his death.
Mr. Knox was a man who held strong convictions on many matters.
His wife predeceased him twenty-one years ago, his surviving family being one son, Marshall Knox on the farm at Yarrow and one daughter, Mrs. James C. Cameron, residing in Chilliwack. Two brothers and a sister live in Ireland.
Chilliwack Progress Chilliwack, BC
Joseph and Margaret Knox
Photograph Courtesy of Ethel and Edith Kox