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Thomas Leroy Knotts
Birth: Aug. 13, 1885
Hillsboro
Highland County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jan. 12, 1977
Urbana
Champaign County
Ohio, USA

Obituary from Urbana Citizen, Wednesday, January 12, 1977:

Thomas L. Knotts, 91, of 1412 Kennard-Kingscreek Rd. died on Jan 12 at 2:45 a.m. in Mercy Memorial Hospital. He was born in Highland County on August 13, 1885, the son of Benjamin and Elizabeth Ashmore Knotts.

He was a veteran of WWI and retired from the Wilson Coal and Ice Co, Urbana, Ohio. His wife Etta Darling preceded him in death.

He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Lilly Binder of Kansas City, Ka(should have read MO);two step-daughters, Mrs. Martha Wolfe of Las Vegas, Nev. and Mrs. Elizabeth Richardson of Oxford; one brother, Carl Knotts of Westville; two sisters, Mrs. Luella Higgs of Westville and Mrs. Amanda Messenger of Springfield;five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in the Kauffman Funeral Home. Burial will be in Nettle Creek Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday.

Brother:
Carl Knotts
Sister-in-Law:
Millie Knotts
Nephew:
Lowell Knotts
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Siblings:
Henry W Knotts
James E. Knotts
Amanda B. Knotts
Carrie B. Knotts ( Brother)
Tennie Knotts
Louella Knotts
Carl Knotts
Pearl M Knotts 
 
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 Parents:
  Benjamin Franklin Knotts (1848 - 1928)
  Sarah Elizabeth Ashmore Knotts (1855 - 1924)
 
 Spouse:
  Etta Marie Reed Knotts (1898 - 1945)*
 
 Children:
  Lilly Etta Knotts Thurman (1930 - 2012)*
 
 Siblings:
  Henry Willard Knotts (1878 - 1943)*
  Charles Edgar Knotts (1880 - 1897)*
  James Ellsworth Knotts (1882 - 1959)*
  Infant Luella Knotts (1884 - 1884)*
  Thomas Leroy Knotts (1885 - 1977)
  Amanda Belle Knotts Messenger (1887 - 1983)*
  Carey Benton Knotts (1889 - 1965)*
  Tennie Nelson Knotts (1891 - 1976)*
  Luella Knotts Higgs (1893 - 1994)*
  Carl Knotts (1895 - 1978)*
  Maud Pearl Knotts Ridgway (1898 - 1939)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Nettle Creek Cemetery
Westville
Champaign County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: Carolina Grave Hunter
Record added: Aug 15, 2010
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Thinking of you today and what a special Grandpa you were to all of us children. Love and miss you!
- Carolina Grave Hunter
 Added: Jan. 25, 2017
Love you Grandpa!
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 Added: Dec. 29, 2015
Thinking of you today! Love Always and Forever!
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 Added: Oct. 5, 2015
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