Travis Shane Knox


Travis Shane Knox
Travis Shane Knox

Travis Shane Knox, 59, of Claude, Tx passed away on June 26, 2021.

Memorial services will be at 10:30 A.M., Thursday, July 1, 2021, at Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd., Amarillo, TX.

Shane was born on September 30, 1961, in Groom, Tx to Travis and Nell Knox. He was a loving son, husband, father, and brother. He loved to pull pranks and joke with his family. His love for Lineman Brotherhood was second only to his family.

Shane graduated from Claude High School in 1980 and attended Clarendon College for one year. He served in the US Army/US Army Reserve from 1982 to 1988. During this time, he completed his studies to become a Journeyman Lineman.

Shane began his career with SPS ServiceCo in 1983 and stayed with them for 10 years. In August of 1993 he went to work for BWTX Pantex Plant as a Journeyman Lineman/Substation Electrician until the time of his death. During these years he earned many awards and certificates – always wanting to better his trade.

Shane is preceded in death by his wife Misti Knox; his mother and father, Travis and Nell Knox; his brother and sister-in-law, Terry and Brenda Knox; and his sister-in-law Kathy.

Survivors include his daughter, Jewelee Knox, of the home; son, Jason Birtciel and wife Leeah; brothers; Ted Knox (Cindy), Tom Knox, Tim Knox (Leslie); 19 nieces and nephews, 30 great nieces and nephews, and 2 great-great nieces and nephews. His mother and father-in-law, Ron and Marty Bohanan; brother-in-law, Sonny Bohanan; and numerous friends

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to Hali Project at Southwest Church of Christ

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21 Replies to “Travis Shane Knox”

  1. Our thoughts and prayers. Shane was a great man and friend. Rest in peace my friend.

  2. I’m very sorry to hear of Shane’s passing. I’ve known Shane for many years and worked with him too. My condolences and prayers for comfort for his family during this time. God Bless!

  3. Dear Family of Shane:
    I am so sorry for your loss. Shane was an amazing man. I was so happy when my sweet friend Misti married him. He was a catch and a keeper, for sure. Much love especially to Jewelee and Jason.

  4. Prayers for peace & comfort for all of the family. Shane was a good friend & someone I could always count on.
    Rest in peace my friend.

  5. My heart is so heavy. He was my friend, someone that would be there if I called. I pray for Jewelle , her little heart will be so sad. Lord help her , bring peace to this family. We know not why but our lord doesn’t make mistakes. Love to all

  6. I was so sorry to hear about Shane passing. Condolences to his children and family. Shane was my cousin. His dad Travis and my dad were brothers. We just missed seeing Shane when we were recently in Wayside.
    Terry Knox Turner

  7. We all loved working with Shane. He would go out of his way to support and work with anyone to get the job done. He will be greatly missed by all of us at Pantex. Prayers to the family for his untimely passing.

  8. Prayers and love go out to Jewelee and Jason. Jewelee your dad was the sweetest and nicest man ever. I know he loved you Jewelee very much

  9. Sincerest condolences to your family. I worked in the same department as Shane at Pantex. He was a good man. Some are taken too soon.

  10. I’m so sorry to hear of Shane’s passing. Condolences to Jason and Jewlee, both former 5th grade students of mine at SFMS❤️

  11. Shane was so sweet and always had a hug to give. My heart breaks for all of the family. You are in my prayers. Love Karen Brown

  12. I am truly sorry for your loss. Shane was a wonderful person and friend. All of you are in my prayers. Much love.

  13. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the knox family, we were friends of misti and Shane. They will both be missed . Our hearts go out to Jewlee and Jason. And the rest of the family.

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