Memorial service for Bishop Knox

to be webcast April 26

Bishop J. Lloyd Knox headshot
Bishop J. Lloyd Knox

TAMPA – Friends from across the Florida Conference can view the memorial service for Bishop J. Lloyd Knox as it is webcast live from Hyde Park UMC. The service will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 26.

Viewers can access the webcast at

The retired bishop died April 13 in Alabama, where he had made his home in recent years. He grew up in the Tampa area and was ordained in Florida.

Officiating at the service will be Rev. Dr. James Harnish, senior pastor at Hyde Park. Others on the program include Bishop Ken Carter, currently presiding over the Florida Conference, and retired bishops Charlene Kammerer, Robert E. Fannin and Richard “Dick” Wills.

Other participating clergy are Rev. Luc Dessieux, Rev. Roberto Perez, Rev. Dr. Eugene Zimmerman, Rev. Dr. Clarke Campbell-Evans and Rev. Lia Icaza-Willetts.

To read about the life of Bishop Knox and information about memorial gifts, click here.


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