Born May 18, 1950 in Parkersburg, WV, he was the son of the late Lloyd C. and Eleanor L. (Smith) Knotts. He was the husband of Nancy (Bradybaugh) Knotts, of Gettysburg to whom he was married for 25 years.
Rev. Knotts received a Masters of Divinity from the Gettysburg Lutheran Seminary. He was a retired minister serving Grace Lutheran Church in Two Taverns, as well as St. Lukes Lutheran Church in Littlestown. He was very involved in the Kane Players where he held major roles in the production of Fiddler on the Roof and Lillies of the Field.
In addition to his wife, William is survived by his son, William L. Knotts, of Gettysburg, PA, his step-daughter, Vanessa Jones, of Gettysburg, PA, and his step-granddaughter, Deidre Jones.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at St. Lukes Lutheran Church, 330 White Hall Rd., Littlestown, PA. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Family will receive friends from 1:00 PM until the time of the service Wednesday at the church. The Monahan Funeral Home is in charge of the funeral arrangements and online condolences may be made at monahanfuneralhome.com.
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