MANCHESTER—Daniel Knowles, 38, of Manchester, passed away with close family at his side on Monday November 12, 2018 at Maine General Medical Center in Augusta after a life-long Medical condition, and one heck of a fight.\r\n\r\nDaniel was born in Augusta January 17, 1980 the son of Russell and Iris (Hinckley) Knowles. He grew up in Manchester and graduated from Maranacook Community High School. Dan went on to attend Southern Maine Community College and receiving a degree in culinary arts. Dan worked as a manager at Friendly’s Restaurant before becoming ill. He was active in several sports including soccer, baseball, basketball, golf and racquetball. He also enjoyed cooking, baking and reading. He was a loving father and his whole life's passion was his children.\r\n\r\nDan was predeceased by his paternal grandfather, Rance Knowles; his maternal grandfather, Edward Hinckley and his uncle, Warren Knowles.\r\n\r\nHe is survived by his parents, Russell and Iris of Manchester; his children, Alexander Knowles, Kaitlynn Knowles, and Holly Lynn Wood; his step-daughter, Alysia Cyr; and there mother Desiree Knowles. His twin brother, Andrew Knowles and his wife, Maeghan, of Livermore; and his nephews, Aiden, Mason, Ethan and Connor Knowles; his brother, Kevin Knowles, of Manchester, His cousin Darren Knowles and family of Manchester; his maternal grandmother, Rena Hinckley, and faimly of Pittston; his paternal grandmother, Harriet Knowles, of Manchester; his uncle, Brent Knowles and his wife, Caroline, and family of Winchester, VA; his close friends, Adam and John Farr and David Weston as well as several cousins.\r\n\r\nThere will be no services at this time. There will be s celebration of life at a future date.\r\n\r\nArrangements are in the care of Knowlton and Hewins Funeral Home and Cremation Care, One Church Street, Augusta. Memories, condolences, photos, and videos may be shared with the family on the obituary page of our website at www.familyfirstfuneralhomes.com.