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Dennis I. Knox, professor emeritus, Oklahoma State University, passed away at his home in Stillwater, OK on January 25, 2018. At his request, no funeral service is planned at this time.
Interment of his cremated remains will take place in Fairlawn Cemetery in a private ceremony with only members of the immediate family, and a few invited guests in attendance. Information concerning a gathering to celebrate Denniss life will be announced at a later date.

Information concerning a gathering to celebrate Denniss life will be announced at a later date.


He was born June 30, 1934 in Wichita, KS, the son of Virgil Thomas Knox and Nina [Dennis] Knox.

He retired from OSU in 1990, after a thirty year teaching career in high schools and universities located in Kansas, Iowa, Arizona, and Oklahoma.

He served his country in the USNR during the period of the Korean conflict and subsequent cold war years.

He was preĀ¬deceased by his parents; one son, Randall Knox; one grandson, Andrew Garver Knox.

Dennis is survived by his wife of 64 years, Peggy Jane [Nelson] Knox; children, Brenda and Brian, of Winston Salem, NC, and Thomas Knox of Chelsea, MI; grandchildren, Melissa Jane Knox and Jordan Dennis Knox.

Those wishing to remember him may make contributions to their favorite charities in his name.
[Family personal favorites would be the Multiple Sclerosis Society of OK [4606 E 67th St., Ste 103, Tulsa, OK 74136] and the Salvation Army of Stillwater [1101 S Lowry, Stillwater, OK].

Condolences may be sent to the family and an online obituary viewed by visiting www.strodefh.com
Published on January 26, 2018
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