Stephen Ronald Knod

Published 2:44 pm Thursday, May 26, 2016

Our beloved Stephen Ronald Knod, 31, went to be with our LORD on Saturday, May 21, 2016, surrounded by his loving family.

He is survived by his father, Ernie E. Knod and wife, Teresa; his mother Mary Mott Phillips and husband, Bill; his siblings, Ernie R. Knod II and wife, Pamela and their three children; Natalie Knod Wester and husband, Jimmy and their two sons, Rachael Knod Cullia and husband, Josh and their expected baby girl and CJ Mott, Joseph Elkins and Elizabeth Elkins.

He is also survived by his grandmothers, Betty Solis and Grams Carold Hudson Keith; his girlfriend of three years, Brittany Bledso and son “the apple of Stephens eye”, Julien Orta.

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Stephen served in the US Army, becoming an Army Ranger after his tour in Iraq. Stephen received his process operator degree, graduating with a 4.0. He selflessly went to Kurdistan on a Humanitarian Project, to help his brothers in 2015. He was selfless, self-sacrificing man, the defender of the underdog, a true patriot. The definition of a soldier, courageous both is service and life. Stephen will be dearly missed by his family and friends from all over the world and he touch every life he came in contract with.

“There is a time for everything. A time to mourn and a time to celebrate.”

Come join the family in the “Celebration of Life” for our beloved Stephen. The celebration will be held on Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 3 PM until 6 PM at the USW #4-228 Union Hall 1609 Port Neches Ave. Port Neches, TX 77651.

Should the friends and family so desire, contributions may be sent to Chase Bank account #2311735189 in honor of Stephen Knod.