Kenneth E. Knotts, 80, of Bryant, IN, passed away at 5:50 AM on Monday, May 22, 2023 at Deceased's Residence in Bryant, IN. He was born on Wednesday, August 19, 1942, in Pennville, IN. He married Judith Ann (McDaniels) Knotts on Friday, May 3, 1963 in Montpelier, IN. Kenneth was a 1960 graduate of Pennville High School. He was a Penn Twp. Jay Co. farmer and retired after 43 years of service from Franklin Electric. Kenneth was a member of the N.R.A. and the Jay Community Center. He was an avid ping pong player, was a passionate model railroad enthusiast, enjoyed restoring and driving his classic cars, and enjoyed raising pulled heifers & cattle.
He will be missed by his wife - Judith Ann (McDaniels) Knotts, Bryant, IN., daughter - Rhonda (Charles) McClain, Bryant, IN., daughter - Susan (Companion- Jim Ninde) Knotts, Portland, IN., grandchild - Nathan McClain, Pennville, IN., grandchild - Charles C. (Brea) McClain, Pennville, IN., grandchild - Nicholas (Emily) Ellis, Pennville, IN., grandchild - Justin (Lindsay) Ellis, Portland, IN., grandchild - Talir (Tyler Ray) Ellis, Portland, IN., great grandchildren – Jaylen, Onan, Ali, Miles, Benelli, Rhiot
He was preceded in death by his father - V. Eugene Knotts, mother - Phyllis June (Thornton) Knotts, sister - Diana Stotlar
Family and friends may gather to share and remember at Walker & Glancy Funeral Home 109 W Windsor St. Montpelier, on Thursday, May 25, 2023 from 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM.
A service to celebrate his life will be at Walker & Glancy Funeral Home 109 W Windsor St Montpelier, at 7:00 PM on Thursday, May 25, 2023 with Charles C. McClain officiating.
Preferred memorials: Pennville Community Gym c/o John Corwin 210 S. Union St. Pennville, IN 47369 or Pennville Vol. Fire Dept. 105 N Washington St. Pennville, IN 47369