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Edwin Knott Sr.

January 16, 2018

Edwin “Bud” Knott Sr, age 88, of Clarksfield, passed away Tuesday, January 16, 2018 in Olena.

He was born December 4, 1929 in Huron to the late Edwin and Lilly (Zehner) Knott. He served in the US Army during the Korean War from 1949 until 1955 as a Corporal combat engineer in Hawaii. He was a lifelong truck driver with a CB handle of “rolling 20” at F.V. Parker & Sons in Wakeman, and retired after 27 years with Harry Rowland Trucking in Rochester. He then worked at Bryan Deppen Farms in New London. He enjoyed word search puzzle books, NASCAR racing, wrestling, John Wayne Westerns and Walker Texas Ranger. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

He is survived by his sons, Edwin (Linda) Knott Jr. of Canada, Twins Robert and Raymond Knott of Toledo, Kevin (Edith) Knott of Olena; daughters, Debbi (Larry) Bassler of Paulding, Tina (Bill) Gibson of Norwalk, Valorie (Bud) Seville of New London and Rosel (James) Patterson of Millersburg; 20 grandchildren and 36 great-grandchildren; siblings, Alan Knott, Roberta Terrell and Nina Prushinski; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife to whom he married December 25, 1952, Marian E. (Cooney) Knott; daughter in infancy, Kathy Knott; a granddaughter in infancy, Hope Gibson; son, James Knott; siblings, Harold Knott, Franklin Knott, Juanita Caskey, Evelyn Jackson and Shirley Carmona.

A gathering of family and friends will be held Friday from 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main Street, Norwalk. Private interment will be held at Clarksfield Cemetery at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the family.

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Edwin “Bud” Knott Sr, age 88, of Clarksfield, passed away Tuesday, January 16, 2018 in Olena.

He was born December 4, 1929 in Huron to the late Edwin and Lilly (Zehner) Knott. He served in the US Army during the Korean War from 1949 until 1955 as a Corporal combat engineer in Hawaii. He was a lifelong truck driver with a CB handle of “rolling 20” at F.V. Parker & Sons in Wakeman, and retired after 27 years with Harry Rowland Trucking in Rochester. He then worked at Bryan Deppen Farms in New London. He enjoyed word search puzzle books, NASCAR racing, wrestling, John Wayne Westerns and Walker Texas Ranger. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

He is survived by his sons, Edwin (Linda) Knott Jr. of Canada, Twins Robert and Raymond Knott of Toledo, Kevin (Edith) Knott of Olena; daughters, Debbi (Larry) Bassler of Paulding, Tina (Bill) Gibson of Norwalk, Valorie (Bud) Seville of New London and Rosel (James) Patterson of Millersburg; 20 grandchildren and 36 great-grandchildren; siblings, Alan Knott, Roberta Terrell and Nina Prushinski; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife to whom he married December 25, 1952, Marian E. (Cooney) Knott; daughter in infancy, Kathy Knott; a granddaughter in infancy, Hope Gibson; son, James Knott; siblings, Harold Knott, Franklin Knott, Juanita Caskey, Evelyn Jackson and Shirley Carmona.

A gathering of family and friends will be held Friday from 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main Street, Norwalk. Private interment will be held at Clarksfield Cemetery at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the family.

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Gary Knight

Mansfield, OH
January 18, 2018

My deepest & most sincere condolences go out to the family and friends of Cpl Edwin "Bud" Knott, Sr., U.S. Army / Korean War Era Veteran. We are the land of the free because we are the home of the Brave. Brave Heroes like Cpl Edwin "Bud" Knott, Sr., U.S. Army / Korean War Era Veteran. Rest In Peace Brave Hero.

Gary Knight
Ohio Patriot Guard
District 2 Captain

In Memory Of:
SSGT Mathew F. Knight US AIR FORCE Korea
TEC 4 William L. Carter US ARMY WWII
PFC William E. Hoffman US ARMY WWII

Edwin E. Knott Jr. (Earl)

January 18, 2018

DAD love you and now you are no longer in pain or alone, you are now with Mom & James and the rest of Our Family. Love you with all my heart and will miss you dearly. Love your Son Earl

Pauline

Ft Myers, FL, Usa
January 18, 2018

Uncle Bud I love you and will miss you dearly.
My deepest sympathies to all my family .
God takes the best

DEBRA BASSLER

PAULDING, OH, united states
January 18, 2018

DAD i love you and you are no longer in pain or a lone , you are with Mom & James and the rest of Our Family. I Love you with all my heart and will miss you dearly
Love your Daughter Deb

Courtney

January 17, 2018

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Courtney

January 17, 2018

Have a good one up in Heaven with jimmy and grandma? keep watch over all of us . U will be missed by many ?

Rebecca Adams (Prushinski)

Klamath Falls, OR, USA
January 17, 2018

Good Bye Uncle Bud, I love you! You were an amazing uncle and I will forever have the memories of being set your house or you all bring at my grandma's playing cards.

BB knott

El paso, TX
January 17, 2018

Love you grandpa . I am happy that I was able to know you and be able to talk to you. I will miss you so much but I know that you are happy with Grandma.