Knowles Henry Hovington Sr., 85

Knowles Henry Hovington Sr., 85, of Millsboro, Del., departed this life on Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010, at Atlantic Shores Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. Hovington served his country as a United States Army soldier in World War II.

He was preceded in death by his parents, George Hovington and Edith White-Hovington; wife, Mabel; and a daughter, Connie Ellis. He leaves to cherish his memories, two sisters, Edith Bethel and Frances Crawford of Dover; three daughters, Madge Knox of Willingboro, N.J., Carol Dennis of Millsboro, Del., and Mabel Warren of Milford, Del.; 20 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and a host of nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

A funeral service was scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010 with interment in Old Field Cemetery in Millsboro, Del.