March 31, 1956-Jan. 2, 2013
Gary J. Knott, 56, of Van Wert, died at 8 a.m. on Wednesday from injuries sustained in a semi accident.
He was born March 31, 1956, to James and Rita (Mormon) Knott. His mother survives in Delphos.
On Sept. 26, 1981, he married Margie Lybold, who survives in Van Wert.
Survivors include his sons, Nicholas Knott of Athens, Benjamin Knott of Columbus; a daughter, Erin Knott of Van Wert; sisters, Rose Ann (Jerry) Vetter of Fort Jennings and Ruth (Gary) Solarik of Archbold; and brothers, John (Janie) Knott of Fort Wayne and Charles (Claire) Knott of Magnolia.
His father preceded him in death.
Mr. Knott was a truck driver for Quality Carriers in Lima. He was a member of St. Marys of Assumption Catholic Church in Van Wert. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle and spending time with his family.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Mary’s Assumption Catholic Church in Van Wert, the Rev. Stan Szybka officiating. Burial will be at a later date.
Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. Sunday at Harter and Schier Funeral Home and one hour prior to the Mass on Monday at the church.
Memorial contributions can be made to the family.
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