Obituary of Larry William Knapp
Larry William Knapp Penn Yan: Larry William Knapp, age 77, of Penn Yan, originally of Barrington, NY died Sunday August 23, 2020 at Keuka Comfort Care Home, Penn Yan, NY surrounded by his family. There are no prior calling hours. A private graveside service will be held in Knapp Cemetery, Keuka Vista Rd., Dundee, with Rev. John Bush officiating. A Celebration of his life will be held for the public on a future date yet to be determined. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Keuka Comfort Care Home P.O. Box 107; or the Lake Keuka Community Church, 736 East Lake Rd.; Penn Yan, NY 14527. Larry was born January 2, 1943 in the town of Barrington, NY, the son of the late Dayton L. and Mary K. Bellis Knapp. He was a self-employed vineyardist for many years, and a carpenter and skilled craftsman. Mr. Knapp was the Barrington Town Justice for many years. He was the lead singer, guitar and bass player with The Hill and Valley Boys along with David Knapp on accordion, Dick Woodard on rhythm guitar and Roy Litteer on the Fiddle. They started in 1956 at the Barrington Grange. He was with the Knapp Quartet in school for Lee Jerome with David Knapp, Steve Knapp and Phyllis Knapp. He loved playing Country and Blue Grass Music with many, many, many, friends and family from New York to Florida. He was an active devoted member of the Barrington Rifle Club; and enjoyed hunting over the years; but most of all he loved socializing with family and friends. He will be missed by his 5 children Deborah (Gary Kraycar) Knapp, Deanna (Eduard) Cardineau, Timothy W. (Gina Glaser) Knapp, Diane Knapp, and Melissa Knapp Cady; siblings, brother David (Rachel Broadwell) Knapp, sister Nancy Hedrick, brother Robert (Rosemary Mitchell) Knapp, and sister Sherry Knapp; 9 grandchildren Justin Roque, Kenneth Knapp, Kevin Knapp, Shannon Knapp, Danielle (Nathaniel Gay) Knapp Smith, Jordan Cady, Kaycee Cardineau, Marissa Cady, and Hunter Cady; 3 great grandchildren, Phoenix Truex Roque, Xander Barnhart, Jaxon Barnhart; and too many to name special nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Arrangements are entrusted to the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water Street, Dundee; to leave online condolences and share memories with the family visit bairdfuneralhomedundee.com.To plant a beautiful memorial tree in memory of Larry Knapp, please visit our Tree Store
Final Resting Place
Keuka Vista Rd.
Dundee, New York, United States