Marion William Knowles, 59, proprietor of Marion’s Barber Shop at 410 North St., passed away yesterday in a local hospital. His home was at 306 F St. He was born in Bookwalder, Nebraska, May 3, 1904, and has been a resident of Taft for the past 21 years. He is survived by his widow, Madeline, also of Taft; one son, Mark Lee Knowles of Long Beach; three daughters, Mrs. Virginia Bethurem and Mrs. Emajune Price, both of Reno, Nevada, and Mrs. Shirley Blanco, Taft; six grandchildren; one brother, Ivan Knowles of Sunnyvale; one sister, Mrs. Don McMaines of Beatrice, Nebraska, and other relatives. Funeral services for Marion W. Knowles, 59, who died Sunday in a local hospital, will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the Erickson and Brown Funeral Home. The services for the former West Side Barber will be conducted by Rev. Harry Galloway of the Foursquare Church and burial will follow the rites in the West Side District Cemetery.