Charles Patrick “Pat” Knott


Charles Patrick “Pat” Knott, 86, of Seymour, passed away Thursday, April 28, 2016, at Covered Bridge Health Campus.

Born June 22, 1929, in Rockford, he was the son of John and Mayme Lebline Knott, both of whom preceded him in death. On Jan. 20, 1962, in Danville, Illinois, he married Esther L. Crouch who preceded him in death on Sept. 20, 1999.

Pat was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus and Fraternal Order of Eagles. He worked at Force Construction Co. for more than 30 years. Later in his career, he was a customer service representative.

Survivors include his brother, Gene Knott; nephews, Michael (Julie) Knott, John Andrew (Denise) Knott and Steve (Martha) Knott; great-nephews, Christopher (Monica) Knott and Benjamin (Leslie) Knott; and great-nieces, Sarah Knott, Lisa Knott and Ariadne Knott.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Lawrence Knott and Harold Knott; and sisters, Martha Knott, Katherine Knott, Mary Waggoner and Josephine M. Knott.

The funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Ambrose Catholic Church. Burial will be at Riverview Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Voss Chapel and from 9:45 a.m. until time of Mass on Monday at the church.

Memorials may be made to Mass of St. Ambrose Catholic Church, St. Ambrose Catholic School or donor’s choice of charity.