Richard Olin Knapp II, 70, of Pomeroy, Ohio passed away on August 5, 2018. He was born on August 25, 1947 in Mason, West Virginia son of the late Richard Olin Knapp and Daisy Ruth Burris Knapp.

It is with great sadness that the family of Richard Knapp announces his passing.

Richard graduated from Wahama High School. He worked and managed Imperial Electric for 24 years. He worked as a supervisor at OAmes Plant in Parkersburg, WV and also worked for Brown Services as a safety coordinator on construction for various AEP jobs.

Richard liked to fish and hunt and he enjoyed time outside. He was witty and fun loving to all. He would help anyone that needed it.

Richard was a long time member of the Shade River Masonic Lodge #453. He was a faithful and loving family man to his wife of 45 years, Pennee and to his daughter and grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Pennee; a daughter, Courtney (Craig) Collins; granddaughter, Kaloni Collins; grandson, Keyon Collins; brother, James (Carolyn) Knapp; nieces, Stephanie (Keith) Hart, Jessica (Travis) Edwards; many nieces and nephews; special friends, Ray Keefer, Randy Burke, Dave and Katie Wright; Mike, Jody, Brandon and Bradley Goeglein; and many great friends that he loved like family at Let’s Dock Campground in Syracuse, Ohio.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 10, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home in Pomeroy with Pastor Tom Curtis officiating. Burial will follow at Meigs Memory Gardens. Visiting hours will be on Thursday from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home with Masonic services at 7:45 p.m.