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Knott Jr., Bob

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December 5, 1945 - April 15, 2019

Knott Jr., Bob

Bob Knott, Jr. was born December 5, 1945 in Yazoo City, MS. He was the first born of Bob and Dorothy Knott. He was preceded in death by his parents and is survived by his wife, Patti; daughters, Missie (Scott) Carra, and Ellie Knott. Other family members include sister, Cissy (Doug) May, and brother, Lloyd (Lisa) Knott; stepdaughters, Nora (Will) Renthal, Robin (Richie) Margolin, and stepson Marvin Edwards (Kate Bowers). The grandchildren are Meredith and Allison Carra; Amber and Sawyer Renthal.

Bob graduated from Yazoo City High School and received bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Mississippi State University. He achieved the rank of Master Mason. Before retiring, he was the Assistant Director of the Garland Independent School Food Service. After joining Lovers Lane United Methodist Church in 1994, Bob was an active member of the Koinonia Sunday School class. Within the church, he served in many capacities including the Evangelism Committee, instructor for Disciple Bible Class, and a variety of Sunday School offices. He enjoyed flipping burgers at the Austin Street Shelter.

Bob also served as President of the Gideons in the Dallas Central Camp.

Donations can be made in his memory at http://www.gideons.org/sendtheword or

615-564-5000. Please designate the Dallas Central Camp.

Bob Knott’s Celebration of Life will be held Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Lover’s Lane United Methodist Church, 9200 Inwood Road, Dallas, TX 75220. Please enter the Main Sanctuary (Entrances A & C). Visitation and a “Bring a Dish Luncheon” will occur following the service. BBQ meats, potato salad and green beans will be provided. Food items may be dropped off prior to the service in Watson Hall located at the rear of the Sanctuary.

Bob’s family would like to thank you for your love and support!

 

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Arrangements are under the direction of:
Aria Cremation Service & Funeral Home
1820 N. Belt Line Road
Irving, Texas 75061
972-607-4400

 

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May 24, 2019 8:39AM

Bob, I am happy for you to be with the Lord and to be free of pain. Will always remember you.


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May 11, 2019 5:53AM

It was hard saying good by to a good friend & co-worker. Rest in peace.


ARDIS RUSSELL

May 05, 2019 3:01PM

BOBBY CAME FROM A GOOD FAMILY. HE ALWAYS EXCELED BUT REMAINED HUMBLE. I'M GLAD OUR PATHS CROSSED.


ARDIS RUSSELL

May 02, 2019 10:43AM

BOBBY CAME FROM A GREAT FAMILY AND CONTINUED THAT WITH HIS FAMILY. HE WAS BRIGHT AND KIND. I'M GLAD OUR PATHS CROSSED IN LIFE. I THINK HE WAS A LITTLE LEAGUE POWERGLILDER AS I WAS.


Jake Rogers

April 30, 2019 3:36PM

Bob was the best Center, I ever QB'd behind. We played HS ball together and I recall our final exam day (May, 1968) at MSU where we enjoyed a sip of Southern Comfort in celebration for a hard earned BS Degree. Peace be with you Bob.


Henry Knodel

April 29, 2019 7:42PM

I am so sorry Sissy. I know you have many good memories of your brother. May the Lord be with you. God bless you and yours.