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Kenneth D. Knapp


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Kenneth D. Knapp Obituary
PALMYRA, Mo. -- Kenneth D. Knapp, 82, of Palmyra, died Sunday, June 10, 2018, at Beth Haven Nursing Home in Hannibal.

Kenneth was born Oct. 28, 1935, in Congerville, Ill., to Fred and Liela Reeser Knapp. He was married to Phyllis Denler on Nov. 10, 1957, in Danvers, Ill. She survives.

Kenneth graduated from Eureka (Ill.) High School in 1953. Kenneth's main occupation was road construction. He did some farming. He lived in Illinois and worked for Roe Construction. In 1975, he and his family moved to Emden to farm. He farmed and worked construction for Freesen's. He was a minister for Taylor Apostolic Christian Church of America for 27 years.

Other survivors include two daughters, Vicki Knapp of Monroe City and Kim Buckman (Stuart) of Monroe City; one son, Kevin Knapp (Jennifer) of Palmyra; five grandchildren, Andy Buckman (Mo), Brandon Buckman (Mitzi), Devin Knapp, Colin Knapp and Emily Knapp; six great-grandchildren; four brothers, Fredrick Knapp (Marge), Loren Knapp (Joan), Robert Knapp (Jean) and Gerald Knapp (Nancy), all of Eureka; and one sister, Mary Steffen of Eureka.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Adair Lynn Knapp; three brothers, Wilbur, Maurice and Clyde Knapp; and three sisters, Lucille Blunier, Katheryn Funk and an infant.

SERVICES: 10 a.m. Thursday, June 14, at Apostolic Christian Church in Taylor with ministers of the church conducting. Burial will be in Apostolic Christian Cemetery in Taylor.

Pallbearers will be Kevin Knapp, Devin Knapp, Colin Knapp, Stuart Buckman, Andy Buckman and Brandon Buckman.

VISITATION: 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, at Apostolic Christian Church Fellowship Hall in Taylor.

MEMORIALS: Community Loving Care Hospice and/or James E. Cary Cancer Center Hospital.

WEBSITE: lewisbrothersfuneralchapel.com.

ARRANGEMENTS: Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel, Palmyra.

Condolences may be expressed online at whig.com.
Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from June 12 to June 14, 2018
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