John William Knust Jr.

February 3, 1952 - November 5, 2019
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Malloy & Son Funeral Home
3028 Broadway
Galveston, TX 77550
Monday 11/11, 5:00 pm

Rosary at 6:00 PM.

St. Patrick Catholic Church
1010 35th St. & Broadway
Galveston, TX 77550
Tuesday 11/12, 10:00 am

John William “Johnny” Knust, Jr. passed suddenly from this life at his home Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at the age of 67. A lifelong resident of Galveston, Texas, Johnny was born on the island February 3, 1952, to Lois Jean and John W. “Sonny” Knust, Sr.  He was preceded in death by his father in…

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Gail Muscarello left a message on November 13, 2019:
Susie, My heart broke for you when I heard of the loss of your beloved Johnny. My thoughts and prayers are for you always. I feel blessed to have met you and appreciate your friendship. Gail Muscarello
The Future Mr. & Mrs. Kevin and Jill Donahoe left a message on November 12, 2019:
We will love and miss you always Uncle Johnny. You were a great Godfather and Uncle to me. Kevin has loved getting to know you and we are both very sad you left us early. I hope you got to meet Officer Abigail at the pearly gates as well as Papa.
Sine Marschall left a message on November 12, 2019:
Susie, my thoughts and prayers are with you today, and many days to come. I hope to give you a big hug whenever we are together again. Please forgive me for not being able to attend the services. I wish you comfort, and some peace in the future. With sincere thoughts, your friend Sine.
Bertha Henderson/Desmond left a message on November 11, 2019:
We are sorry to hear of your loss, Mrs Knust. Desmond and I want you to know that you are in our warmest thoughts. We pray that you find comfort in your precious memories and that you know the peace that the "God of all Comfort' offers to us. The soothing words of Psalm 34:18 have been of great comfort to me : " God is close to the brokenhearted, he saves those who are crushed in spirit".
Denese Midkiff Aymes left a message on November 11, 2019:
I grew up directly across the street from the Knust homestead. My address was 3928 Ave O. Johnny and I were both born in Feb, 1952 and I have many fond memories of growing up as neighborhood kids and friends. While I attended Ursuline Academy and graduated from Ball High Johnny graduated O'Connell. I remain close with many OC grads and know Johnny will be missed greatly and be forever in their hearts May he RIP.
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Sam McCormick left a message on November 10, 2019:
Susie Sorry for your loss; my thoughts are with you.
Mary Eggleston Hostetter left a message on November 9, 2019:
My deepest sympathy, thoughts, and prayers for all of you, the Knust family, at the loss of Johnny, loving husband, son, brother, dear friend, and loved one! May God comfort you and give you strength each and every day! With deepest sympathy, Mary Eggleston Hostetter
Rhonda Jarrett left a message on November 9, 2019:
Today I grieve for a man I have never met in person but for the last 7 years I have considered to be a good friend. We have played Words with Friends for that long. He started playing before me and when asked if he wanted to play with someone just starting he challenged me. Now 4600 games later and by the way he was ahead by 840, I think he loved the game just like me. This morning when he hadn’t played in 4 days I knew something was not right. I looked up obituaries for Galveston and my heart broke. We chatted over the years about many things, consoled each other about family and pet loses. I know all of his friends on the game will miss him, I know I certainly will. He was a wonderful man, my prayers are with you all.
Peter Villarreal left a message on November 9, 2019:
One of the people I was glad to be acquainted with while growing up! A true friend who always had a smile a joke, or sense of humor! I am so sorry for the loss to his family. May he be at peace! 😊💐🤗🙏 His Smile, laughter, kindness will be missed!
Sharee Robertson left a message on November 9, 2019:
Dearest Susie, Cheryl told us this sad news and both Dana and I are so very sorry to hear of your tragic loss. Our thoughts are with you. Dana and Sharee Robertson
Gaylen, Mike & Curtis Tharp left a message on November 8, 2019:
Sending prayers to Susie, Lois Jean, Lori, Randy and the entire family.
Cheryl Scott left a message on November 8, 2019:
Johnny was a great man, husband, son and friend. He will be dearly missed by many. Gone too soon!
Dianne James left a message on November 8, 2019:
I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time.
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