George Knapp, 67, of Coal City, died at 6:45 p.m. October 28, 2005 at St. Vincent Clay Hospital in Brazil following an extended illness.
He was born January 29, 1938 to Charles and Mary Stants Knapp. George graduated from Coal City High School. He worked as a welder for Amax Coal Company, now Kendall Coal, from where he retired in January of 2000. He married Dorothy Padgett March 30, 1991. He enjoyed horses, playing euchre, watching sports, namely IU and the Indianapolis colts, hunting and being out of doors.
He was preceded in death by his parents and first wife Janice (Humble) Knapp.
Survivors include his wife Dorothy; two sons, George Alan Knapp of Indianapolis and Kevin Knapp and wife Patty of Mt. Vernon, IN; grandchildren Kristen Knapp, Kyle Knapp, Joel Knapp and Stephen Knapp.
Services will be at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home Tuesday, November 1, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Fiscus Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home today from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Visit www.schoppenhorst funeral home. com to light a candle in his memory.