Marion Nelson Funeral Home Inc. - Lake Wales
454 S Buckmoore Rd
Lake Wales, FL


DAVENPORT - Richard W. 'Rick' Knapp, 62 of Davenport, Florida, formerly of Winter Haven, passed away Tuesday, September 2, 2014, at his residence due to cancer.
He was born November 9, 1951, in Framingham, Massachusetts, to the late Albert and Ruth Gebo Knapp and has been a resident of area for 20 years moving here from Ocala. Richard was an independent bread distributor.
He is preceded in death by his sister, Jerry Slammin. He is survived by his daughter, Jessica Sullivan and husband Mike of Apex, NC; son, Brian Knapp and wife Jo Ellen of Davenport; brothers, James Knapp of Maryland, Kenneth Knapp of Massachusetts; 3 grandchildren, Jon, Addison and Brady.
Funeral services will be held 12 00 Sat., Sept. 6, 2014, at the Marion Nelson Funeral Home of Lake Wales with Pastor Robert Giordano officiating. Family will receive friends from 11 00 AM until service time. In lieu of flowers, family requests donations to Good Shepherd Hospice, 105 Arneson Ave., Auburndale, FL, 33823.
Marion Nelson Funeral Home handling arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to the family at .

Published by The Ledger from Sep. 4 to Sep. 5, 2014.
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My thoughts and prayers are with the family. May you all be surrounded by peace and love during this difficult time.
Sarah Hughes
September 7, 2014
I know you are in the beauty of heaven but you will be deeply missed. You are all in our prayers. Sonia Knapp, David and Daniel
September 5, 2014
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Don&Joan Collins
September 4, 2014
May you be enjoying heavens beauty and breathing in the glory of grace.
Dawn Howard
September 4, 2014
We are deeply sorry for your loss. Ricky was one of my favorite cousins.
Barbara Tobin
September 4, 2014
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