Gordon Junior Knotts

December 25, 1928 ~ January 30, 2019 (age 90)


Gordon Junior Knotts, age 90, went to be with our Lord and Savior on Jan. 30, 2019. Gordon was born on December 25, 1928 in Close Mountain, WV to the late Russell & Hester Knotts. On December 22, 1948 he married Mary Taylor. Together they have three children. Gordon & Mary enjoyed traveling and being with their family. Gordon worked in construction his entire life as owner of Northern Ohio Caisson and Knotts Excavating. He was a member of the Christian Church at DeLeon Springs. He is survived by his daughter & son-in-law (Jan & Bill Shingler), son & daughter-in-law (James & Kathie
Knotts), daughter & son-in-law (Julie & Mike Overholt) and his 8 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren and two sisters Sue King & Carol Bodkin. He was predeceased by his two siblings; Vera Barb & John
Knotts. Gordon had a great love of children and a memorial fund has been set up in Gordon's name to benefit St. Jude Children's Hospital.
Family and friends are invited to attend services being held at Allen-Summerhill Funeral Home, 126 E. New York Ave, Deland, FL. Calling hours will be Monday, Feb 4th from 6pm-8pm. Funeral will be at 10:00 am Tuesday, Feb 5th, Steve Carr will be officiating. Burial will follow at Deland Memorial Gardens.

Cemetery Details

DeLand Memorial Gardens
600 East Beresford Avenue
DeLand, FL 32724


FEB 4. 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (ET)

Allen-Summerhill Funeral Home / De Land

126 E New York Avenue

De Land, FL 32724


FEB 5. 10:00 AM (ET)

Allen-Summerhill Funeral Home / De Land

126 E New York Avenue

De Land, FL 32724

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