Mr. Eric Knowlton, age 58, of Winder, GA passed away on Sunday, July 5, 2009. He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Lee Knowlton. He is survived by: wife of twenty-five years, Shaune Kennedy Knowlton, Winder, GA; sons, George Clint Knowlton, Winder, GA, Karl Knowlton, Winder, GA, and Daniel Knowlton, Winder, GA; mother, Marcia Knowlton, Hickory, NC; sisters and brother-in-law, Natalie Marie Knowlton, Lawrenceville, GA and Jennifer and David Kay, Hickory, NC; brothers and sisters-in-law, Robert Wade Knowlton, Lawrenceville, GA, Charles Mark and Rita Knowlton, Lawrenceville, GA, Alvin Nickolas and Darlene Knowlton, Sugar Hill, GA and John Kristopher and Sandra Knowlton, Hickory, NC; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and mother-in-law, Shirley Kennedy, Hinton, IA. Mr. Knowlton was born November 28, 1950 in Indiana. He was a 1968 graduate of Dacula High School in Dacula, GA. He was a salesman for Advanced Auto Parts. He was an avid fisherman, boater and tractors. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, July 8, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev. Larry Zahn officiating. Interment will follow in Broadlawn Memorial Gardens in Buford, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday evening from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Camp Kudzu, a camp for diabetes or juvenile diabetes, in memory of Eric Knowlton. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.