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Walter Knapp

September 11, 1947 — August 27, 2021

Walter George Knapp, 73, of Troy, passed away Friday, August 27, 2021, at Upper Valley Medical Center. He was born September 11, 1947, in Troy, to the late Edward and Ellen Marie (Oburn) Knapp. He married Cathy S. (Gearhardt) Knapp on November 9, 1967; she survives.

Walter will also be missed and remembered by his children, K. Angie Knapp of Troy, Kent A. (Heather) Knapp of Centerburg, and Kristin E. (John) Lewber of Troy; eight grandchildren, Isaac, Elijah, Lydia, Levi, Asa, Caris, Matthias, & Zadok Von Walter Knapp; his siblings, Ralph (Kitty) Knapp of Troy and Cathy (Paul) Staton of Troy; his sister-in-laws, Marilyn Knapp and Kay Knapp; and his granddog, Sophie Lynn. He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Lexus Lewber; and a brother, Don Knapp.

Walter was a 1966 graduate of Covington High School and served for 21 years in the 1487th Transportation Company of the Ohio National Guard. He retired from Miller Brothers Excavating after 42 years as a heavy equipment operator. Walter enjoyed spending time and socializing with his family and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, September 4, at Moore Funeral Home, 10 S. High St., Covington. Burial will follow in Highland Cemetery, Covington. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be left for the Knapp family at

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