Russell Herman Knupp, 81, of Vienna, passed away March 22, 2014, at Camden Clark Medical Center.
He was born Dec. 31, 1932, at Belleville, a son of the late Hoyt Knupp and Virginia Scott Knupp King.
Russell retired from Corning Glass with over 50 years of service. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and was a member of VFW Post 1212.
Surviving is a son, Thomas D. Duffy Jr. of Indiana; a daughter, Laura E Anderson of Vienna; five grandchildren, Misty D. (Jayson L.) Morris, William Russell “Rusty” (Jamie) Anderson, Thomas D. Duffy III, Christopher T. (Diane) Duffy and Amy Michelle Duffy; and several great-grandchildren. Also surviving are special friends, Karen West and Rose and Jim Shutts; and special cousin, Scotty Amos.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 45 years, Margaret E Nesselroad Knupp; a grandson, Andrew Michael Duffy; a brother, Johnny Knupp; and an infant brother.
The funeral service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Kimes Funeral Home, 521 Fifth St., Parkersburg. The Rev. Jerry Caplinger will officiate and burial will be at Pleasant Home Cemetery at Belleville. Military rites will be provided at the funeral home by American Legion Post 15 of Parkersburg. The visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today and from 11 a.m. until service time Tuesday.
Messages of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting www.kimesfh.com