Bradford M. Knowlton, 66 ,husband of Carolyn L. (Campbell)
Knowlton of Addison Street, Essex, died Saturday, March 12,
2016 in the Beverly Hospital following his sudden illness.
Born in Beverly December 10, 1949, son of the late Moses and
Elizabeth F. (Floyd) Knowlton, he was raised in Wenham and
was a 1968 graduate of
High School. He continued
his education at Wentworth Institute, Boston, where he received his degree in
engineering. During the Vietnam War he served in the Navy as
a machinist mate first class. For over the next twenty-five
years he was employed as a facilities manager in the
high-tech field. Most recently he was employed by Oliver
Welding in Ipswich.
Mr. Knowlton enjoyed his time with his children, ballroom
dancing, home gardening and antique and classic automobiles.
In addition to his wife of forty-one years he is survived by
a son, Bradford M. Knowlton, Jr of Montana; a daughter,
Tammy E. Knowlton and her fiancée’ Matthew Ercha of
Peabody; a sister, Beth B. Knowlton of Wenham; two
brothers, Bruce F. Knowlton and his wife Hela of Salisbury,
and William A. Knowlton and his wife Meredith of Oxford, ME;
a mother-in-law, Carolyn Campbell of Essex, and several
nephews and nieces.
His funeral service will be held 11 am Friday in the Spring
Street Cemetery, Essex. Family and friends are respectfully
welcomed. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in his
name may be made to the Essex Shipbuilders Museum, 66 Main Street, Essex,
MA 01929 and or a charity of one’s choice.