Charles Edgar "Chuck" Knotts, 43, a resident of Harman, departed this life Sunday morning, April 14, 2013, at his home. He had been in declining health although death was unexpected.
He was born Wednesday, Oct. 29, 1969, at Kingwood, a son of the late Bernard Haven "Bill" Knotts and Mary Burgoyne Knotts, who survives at Masontown.
On May 13, 2000, at Harman, he was married to the former Candy Diane Cook, who survives.
Also surviving are one son, Clayson David Knotts; one daughter, Collette Diane Knotts, both at home; one brother, "Bernie" Knotts and wife, Julie, of Morgantown; one sister, "Missy" Mouser and husband, Tim, of Gladesville; his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Dave and Cindy Cook; one brother-in-law, Dustin Cook and fiancee, Tabitha, all of Harman; and seven nieces and five nephews.
Preceding him in death were one infant son, Collin Edgar Knotts; his maternal grandparents, Robert and Mildred Cain Burgoyne; and his paternal grandparents, Charles Edgar and Julia Haskiell Knotts.
He was a graduate of West Kingwood High School in Preston County with the class of 1987, where he was a member of the football squad and was presently employed as a supervisor by the Leer Complex, a division of Arch Coal Co. He loved to hunt, fish, go four-wheeling and spend time with his children. He was a loving and caring husband and father.
The family will receive friends at Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home chapel, Friday, April 19, at 1:30 p.m. The Rev. Earl Bible and Brother Claude Chaney will officiate, and interment will follow in Shays Chapel Cemetery at Tunnelton.
Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Charles Edgar "Chuck" Knotts. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.