George Knox

George “Tee” Knox

George W. Knox of Tarzan, Texas passed away peacefully at his Ranch Home on Thursday afternoon, March 15, 2018.

“Tee” as his friends and family knew him, was born on May 18, 1928 in Midland, TX. Tee was a dedicated rancher and cowman all of his life. He dearly loved ranching, ranch conservation, and Hereford cattle and steer shows. He raised many champion steers that were exhibited at the major shows in Texas.

Mr. Knox graduated from high school in Midland and from college at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, NM with a 3.5 GPA and a degree in Animal Husbandry. He is also a past President of the Texas Hereford Association.

Tee is survived by his daughter, Kathy Knox Buchholz and spouse Gary, of Waxahachie, TX, as well as several cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

There will be a visitation at Ellis Funeral Home on Sunday, March 18, 2018 from 5 to 7 pm. A funeral service will be held in the Ellis Funeral Home Chapel on Monday, March 19, 2018 at 2 pm. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park. Pallbearers are: Chuck Buchholz, Dawson Burns, Morgan Cox, Lee Howard, Johnny Louder and Zane Robinson. Honorary Pallbearers are: Donnell Echols, Bud Gray, Jim Robertson, Norman Schoonover and Sammy Yates. Memorials may be sent to Home Hospice at 111 E. 7’”, Ste A, Big Spring, TX 79720 or to the Texas Hereford Youth Foundation at 4609 Airport Freeway, Fort Worth, TX 76117.

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