Robert “Sam” Knapp, of Rutland, Ohio, passed away on Thursday March 7, 2013, at the Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis, Ohio. He was born on November 30, 1956, in West Columbia, West Virginia, to the late Don and Edna (Jeffers) Knapp. He was a carpenter for most of his life.
He is survived by his wife, Rhonda; a brother, Walter (Julie) Knapp, of Rutland; sisters, Peggy (Joe) Russell, of Mason, W.Va., and Brenda (Gary) Short, of New Haven, W.Va.; daughter, Angelica Knapp, of Chester, Ohio; step-sons, Tom Wilson, of Pomeroy, and Harley McDonald, of Rutland; a special aunt, Donna Jean Jeffers, of Columbus, Ohio; grandchildren, Haley, Wyatt and Jonathon Wilson, of Pomeroy, Tasha Knapp of Chester, Harley “Scooter” McDonald, Jr., Rhiannia McDonald and Mathew Eblin, Jr., of Chester; several great grandchildren; special family and friends; favorite niece, Ashley Zielinski, of Pomeroy, Jennifer Zielinski of Nelsonville; several other nieces and nephews, Samantha Cochran of Pomeroy, and Scott and Chuck Oliver.
He is preceded in death by his parents, three sons and his sister, Joey.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 16, 2013, at the Restoration Fellowship Church in Pomeroy with a meal to follow.
An online registry is available at www.andersonmcdaniel.com.