SOUTH PARIS — Elwin Leroy Knox, 90, of Peru, died Saturday, Dec. 9, at the Maine Veterans’ Home in South Paris. He was born in Peru Jan. 1, 1927, a son of Merle and Gladys (Babb) Knox, and received his education in local schools. Mr. Knox was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, having served during the Korean Conflict. He was a woodsman most of his life in the Peru area.
He is survived by his daughter, Deborah Howard of Colchester, Vt.; a grandson, Travis Capponi; brothers, Roger, Robert and Richard; longtime companion, Ellen Hagerthy, of Woolwich. He was predeceased by his brother, Merle Jr.
Condolences and tributes may be shared on his memorial wall at www.wilesrc.com.