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“At a time of great loss comfort and hope can seem far off , my the words promised by Jesus bring some of both, John 5:28,29 " look, the hour is...Read More »
1 of 37 | Posted by: Lindsay

“I will always treasure the time i had with leslie....i will miss him dearly. You all are in my prayers at this difficult time. ”
2 of 37 | Posted by: Wendy Turner - pikeville, NC

“I am so sorry for your lost, Knowles Family.Leslie was a wonderful person. Had a big heart & a beautiful smile. Very good friend.God has now a...Read More »
3 of 37 | Posted by: Ana Raquel De Sedas Casteen

“Dear Knowles Family: We are saddened to hear of the loss of our loved one . Each one of you are in our thoughts and prayers. Nelson & Betty Casteen ”
4 of 37 | Posted by: Nelson & Betty Casteen - Magnolia, NC

“Sorry for the loss of your loved one. Sending Love and prayers to the Knowles family during this difficult time. ”
5 of 37 | Posted by: Dee - New Bern, NC

“Uncle Leslie you were my best friend and my favorite uncle I wish your life could have been easier at the end words can't express how much I miss and...Read More »
6 of 37 | Posted by: Christopher Norris - Ooltewah, TN

“You were one of the few of my friends that I can say was true to heart. Your smile always lifted me. May your children know you touched many people...Read More »
7 of 37 | Posted by: Tonia Smith - Wallace, NC

“We are so sorry to hear of Leslie's passing away. We have many fond memories of him. He was a good and caring person.He is with the Lord now. What...Read More »
8 of 37 | Posted by: Doug and Pam Oswald - Willard, NC

“So sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Leslie was a kind person. When he worked with a local wrecker service years ago...Read More »
9 of 37 | Posted by: Susan Wallace - Rose HIll, NC

“Leslie, You will never know how much it meant to me to be your friend. I am incredibly sad. I know you are in a better place now. I will always love...Read More »
10 of 37 | Posted by: Toshia - New Bern, NC - Friend

“Leslie, I cannot even begin to express how hurt I am by your passing. I am in total disbelief that you are gone! I have not known a day without...Read More »
11 of 37 | Posted by: Dana Kincaid - Garner, NC

“My deepest sympathy and condolences to the family. ”
12 of 37 | Posted by: Genelle Butz - New Bern, NC

“I was so shocked to hear about Sam's passing. I babysat for him and "Kiss" years ago and my girls and them grew up together at Corinth. Sam was...Read More »
13 of 37 | Posted by: Mary Graham and Gene DeVane - NC

“All: I am so very sorry to learn if Leslie's passing. He was such a sweet and gentle person. ”
14 of 37 | Posted by: LeAnn Harris - Richlands, NC

“RIP my sweet friend. So many memories that I will forever hold dear. My thoughts and prayers are with your family. ”
15 of 37 | Posted by: Kathy - Robbins, NC - friend

“Leave a condolence or a memory.You and your family are in my prayers creates ”
16 of 37 | Posted by: Barbara jones - Kinston, NC

“Still in utter shock. We loved you sweet Sam and we always will. My children adored their Uncle Sam. You were a special member of our family and...Read More »
17 of 37 | Posted by: Molly Knowles - New Bern, NC

“Leslie. You are such a sweet man. Always smiling and thinking of others. You will truly be missed my precious friend! ”
18 of 37 | Posted by: Phyllis Quinn - Magnolia, NC

“He was truly a great guy and a true friend! He will be missed! ”
19 of 37 | Posted by: Shannon Sholar - wallace, NC

“Leslie was a great friend.. We went to school together and hung out in Wallace riding the four lanes. Even though that was many years ago now , I...Read More »
20 of 37 | Posted by: Lynn Norris - NC

“I'll always remember the memories we had when I was younger and how I would play games and activities with my cousins and you...I'll never forget...Read More »
21 of 37 | Posted by: Kasey malone - Warsaw, NC - Niece

“ sorry for your loss ”
22 of 37 | Posted by: Cathy Jackson - Teachey, NC

“Rest in Peace Leslie. We will miss you. Prayers for you and for your family. ”
23 of 37 | Posted by: John and Susan Getty - NC

“Lifting the family up in prayer. May God continue to wrap His loving arms around you and bring you peace and comfort. ”
24 of 37 | Posted by: Heather Ratliff - Wallace, NC

“Hard to believe. Your family are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
25 of 37 | Posted by: Margaret Vincent and Kasey Michelle - NC

“Thoughts and prayers are with each and everyone of you. ”
26 of 37 | Posted by: Elsie Baker Thigpen - Beulaville, NC

“Leslie, You are and always be a part of our lives. We miss you terribly. Rest in Peace my friend. Love all of us. ”
27 of 37 | Posted by: Renee, Cailyn, Emmalyn, and Olivia Brown - NC

“I remember meeting Leslie on several occasions. He always had a smile on his face and was very friendly. I remember him as a great dad who loved his...Read More »
28 of 37 | Posted by: Melanie Flore - Wilmington, NC

“Thoughts and prayers are with the family. ”
29 of 37 | Posted by: Charles + Brenda Mahaffey

“I AM IN Shock Over Sam passing. Praying for his family. God's peace. ”
30 of 37 | Posted by: Joyce F Teachey - Teachey, NC

“Sending you love and prayer Love Richard, Angie, Crystal, Kyle and AJ Davis ”
31 of 37 | Posted by: Angie - Union, OH - Family

“Knew Sam all my life. Spent many hours just sitting and talking with him through the years. He always had a kind word and greeted you with that big...Read More »
32 of 37 | Posted by: Joe and Alexandra Knowles - NC

“So sorry to hear. .thought alot of him. .praying for his family ”
33 of 37 | Posted by: Ellen sholar - wallace, NC

“I am so sad losing one of the best friends I ever had. Leslie never failed to call me almost everyday. Even when I lived all the way in Japan. His...Read More »
34 of 37 | Posted by: Tammy Sholar Contreras - CA

“My thoughts and prayers are with Sam, his family and friends. I pray for comfort for his little ones that he has left behind...May they all find...Read More »
35 of 37 | Posted by: Kristy Dail - Wallace, NC

“so sorry for your loss . I will always remember his smile . ”
36 of 37 | Posted by: Alexandra knowels - rosehill, NC

“My heart is heavy for your family. I wish everyone peace in this time of sorrow. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
37 of 37 | Posted by: Greta Garris - Beulaville, NC

Mr. Leslie Henry Knowles, II, age 44 of New Bern, NC, died on July 21, 2015 at Carteret General Hospital in Morehead City, NC. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, July 23, 2015 at 6:00 pm at Padgett Funeral Home in Wallace, NC conducted by the Rev. Phil Eakins. Visitation will be held following the service.
Leslie was born on January 21, 1971 in Pender County to Leslie Henry Knowles and Rita Lutz Knowles. He is also survived by his three children, William Leslie Knowles, Kaylee Dane Knowles and Dakada Howard Knowles, all of Sneads Ferry, NC and his brother, Christopher Robert Knowles and Molly and family of New Bern, NC
Leslie enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He loved being around the water, especially fishing. He also enjoyed playing pool. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, you may make a donation in Leslie's memory to the Carolina Donor Services 3621 Lyckan Pkwy Durham, NC 27707 or the American Heart Association 7272 Greenville Avenue Dallas, Texas 75231.
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A service of Padgett Funeral and Cremation Services, Wallace.