William Knepp

William E. Knepp

Sunday, August 17th, 1941 - Friday, February 28th, 2020
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William E. Knepp, 78, of Clearfield, after an extended illness, passed into the presence of the Lord of Friday, February 28, 2020.

Born August 17, 1941 in Clearfield, he was the son of the late Norman and Erma (Graham) Knepp of Wallaceton.

William attended Clearfield Schools. He worked at the Clearfield Dimeling Hotel as an auditor. He also held a position as a shipping clerk at Penn Central Railroad, retiring at the age of 62 from El Cam.

Many things brought joy to his life - he was a life long fan of the Pittsburgh Pirates, Steelers and Penguins and also a fan of Penn State. Most of all, he thoroughly loved and enjoyed his family, grandchildren & great grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Leenora (Coble) Knepp, whom he wed August 23, 1961; daughters, Wanda and her husband Tom Walker of Clearfield, Krystal and her husband Robert Rosselli of Pleasant Valley; three grandchildren, Jonelle Ensol, Thom Walker Jr and Adrienne Zalno and spouses; three great grandchildren, Dominick, Lucianna and Luke. He is also survived by three sisters, five brothers and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

William was preceded in death by his parents; an infant sister, Patricia and brother Norman E. Knepp Jr. He had a cousin Glenn D. Knepp who lived with them before being deployed to Vietnam, where his life was taken in action - 1967.

A memorial service will be held at the Hyde Wesleyan Church Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 11 AM.

Beardsley Funeral Home & Crematory, Clearfield is assisting the family with arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hyde Wesleyan Church, or to the Mountain Laurel Activities Fund, or to St. Francis School, all of Clearfield.

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    Thursday, March 5th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Thursday, March 5th, 2020 11:00am
    Hyde Wesleyan Church
    PO Box 264, 1215 Riverview Rd.
    Hyde, PA 16843
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John F Moore

Posted at 06:27pm
Met Bill back in the days of our youth playing baseball. Bill was a long-ball hitter and was a good competitor. He was always very kind in his compliments to our family and those he met. I offer my sincere condolences to the family.

Heather kelly

Posted at 05:42pm
Gonna miss him as I walk through bw and he would always holler for me to ask me if I every had green fried tomatoes,such a nice family

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