Robert J. Knisely Sr., 68, of Claysburg, passed away Tuesday February 25, 2020 at UPMC-Altoona. He was born November 20, 1951 in Roaring Spring, son of the late Eugene Knisely and Phyllis Arlene (Benson) Knisely-Clayton. He married Mary Walter on August 1, 1998 in Claysburg.
Surviving are his wife, two sons Robert Knisely Jr. and Rocky Knisely, a stepson Randy Thomas and step granddaughters Daisy Ann and Randi Ann Thomas. He was preceded in death by a brother Russell E. “Russ” Knisley, Sr. Also surviving are two brothers Harry A. Knisely, Sr. and Edwin Lee “Ed” Knisely, Sr., a sister Brenda Knisely, three half brothers Mark, George and Allen Clayton, a half sister Kathy Dull, several grandchildren, nieces, nephews and family.
Robbie was employed in the maintenance department at Lakemont Park and also worked for Ed Krider Lawn Service. He enjoyed woodworking.
Friends will be received from 2 P.M until the 4 P.M. memorial service on Saturday February 29, 2020 at the Leslie-Miller Funeral Home, Claysburg, Pastor Robert Van Natta officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the American Cancer Society or the charity of your choice.
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