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Thomas Larry "Tom" Knapp

March 20, 1950 - June 7, 2021

Family and friends may call at the Amos Carvelli Funeral Home, 201 Edison Street, Nutter Fort on Friday, June 11, 2021 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm, where funeral services will be held at 6:00 pm with Minister Kriss Cecil-Crihfield officiating. In keeping with his wishes, Tom will be cremated following the service.

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Thomas Larry “Tom” Knapp, 71, of Shinnston passed away on Monday, June 7, 2021 in the United Hospital Center.

He was born in Clarksburg on March 20, 1950, a son of the late Virgil B. and Iona Clifton Knapp.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Ramona Frum Knapp.

Also surviving are two daughters, Alexis Knapp of Clarksburg and Amber Starkey and her husband Levi of Salem; three grandchildren, Lundyn Knapp, Layken Starkey and River Starkey; one sister, Patti Swiger of Sardis; five nephews, Robert Knapp of Clarksburg, Greg Knapp of Lost Creek, Brandon Swiger of Clarksburg, Josh Swiger of Clarksburg, and Kyle Swaim of Clarksburg; and one great nephew, Anthony Knapp of Clarksburg.

He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Ronald, Larry and Fred Knapp, and one sister, Betty Patterson.

Mr. Knapp was a graduate of Victory High School and retired from Union Carbide Corporation in 2010. Tom loved hunting and fishing and enjoyed camping at Dolly Sods and Canaan Valley. He was a dedicated husband and father and cherished his time with his grandchildren.

Tom was a fighter who received a double lung transplant in July 2017, which allowed him 4 more years of life with his family, and he was able to meet and get to know his youngest granddaughter.

Family and friends may call at the Amos Carvelli Funeral Home, 201 Edison Street, Nutter Fort on Friday, June 11, 2021 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm, where funeral services will be held at 6:00 pm with Minister Kriss Cecil-Crihfield officiating.

In keeping with his wishes, Tom will be cremated following the service.

Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family at www.amoscarvelli.com. A service of Amos Carvelli Funeral Home.

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