KNOPF, BILL, 78, born in Louisville, passed away on Saturday, January 30, 2010 after a sudden illness.
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He was a Navy veteran and a devoted member of Southeast Christian Church. Bill retired from Ford Motor Company after 32 years of service. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Shirley, two daughters; Cheri (Bob), and Karen (John), son Steve (Melody); grandchildren, Amy (Rachel), Eric (Kristen), Brian, Van, and Sam Knopf; Kristi Richardson Slack (Nick), Kyle and Billy Sutphin, and great-grandson, William Ezra Knopf. Bill was also a beloved uncle to Ray (Debby), Bobby (Brenda), and Jimmy Brown, Janet Hardin (Terry), Barbara Phelps and David Knopf (Paula).
His funeral service will be noon on Thursday at the Pearson- Ratterman Brothers Funeral Home, 12900 Shelbyville Road, Middletown, with burial in Cave Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be 3-8 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in his name to the CJD Foundation, PO Box 5312, Akron, OH, 44334 or to the WHASCrusade for Children in memory of Kelly Sutphin.
Published in The Courier-Journal on Feb. 2, 2010