Richard Knepshield

Obituary of Richard E. Knepshield

Richard E. Knepshield, 78, of Warren, PA, formerly of Gerry, NY passed away Monday (September 20, 2021) in Cambridge of Warren. He was born January 30, 1943 in Apollo, PA, the son of the late John O. and Elizabeth Klingensmith Knepshield. Richard attended Cassadaga Valley High School and in earlier years was employed by Blackstone Corporation, Proto Tool, Malleable Iron and Chautauqua Hardware. Prior to retirement he was employed by Truck Lite. He was a member of the Gerry Volunteer Fire Department, Lakewood Rod & Gun Club, Falconer Rod & Gun Club and Falconer Moose. He was an avid hunter and enjoyed deer and turkey hunting, and four wheeling. Surviving are four children: Scott (Denise) Knepshield of Ellicottville, NY, Roy Knepshield of Schuylkill Haven, PA, Tammy (Chris) Sebastiano of Warren, PA, Simon (Rachel) Knepshield of Falconer; four grandchildren: Nicholas Knepshield, Brandon Knepshield, Emily Knepshield, Allyson Knepshield; three brothers: Gary (Sharon) Knepshield of LeRoy, NY, James (Pam) Knepshield, Colorado Springs, CO, Daniel (Darlene) Knepshield, Bemus Point and a sister Joyce (Donald) Phillips Bruceton Mills, WV. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by five brothers: Jack, William, Robert and David Knepshield and an infant brother Dean Knepshield. The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday in the Falconer Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday in the Falconer Funeral Home. Rev. Doug Penhollow of Jamestown Community Chapel will officiate. Burial will be in Gerry Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be donated to the Gerry Fire Department, P.O. Box 182, Gerry, NY 14740-0182.
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Thursday
23
September

Visitation

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday, September 23, 2021
Falconer Funeral Home, Inc., Falconer, NY
44 West Falconer St.
Falconer, New York, United States
Friday
24
September

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Friday, September 24, 2021
Falconer Funeral Home, Inc., Falconer, NY
44 West Falconer St.
Falconer, New York, United States
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