WOOSTER – Claude Henry Butch KNISELY, 71, of Wooster, passed away Saturday, September 20, 2014 at Wooster Community Hospital.
He was born November 12, 1942 in Wooster, the son of Homer H. and Jane E. Hendershot Knisely. He married Gerry Bordner in June of 1975. She survives.
He was a self-employed draftsman. Butch enjoyed golfing, reading and keeping up with current events.
Surviving in addition to his wife are a sister, Ruby (Willis) Selvage of Wooster, nieces and nephews, Scott Hume, Lisa Walker, Angela Sasser and Chris Costanzo and special friends, the Webb Family, Ron Waggoner and John Buehler.
Claude was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Police Sgt. Paul Knisely.
Friends will be received at the McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster on Friday, September 26, 2014 from 5-7:00 p.m. with words of appreciation being expressed at 7:00 p.m.
Those who wish may make contributions to the Wayne Co. Humane Society, 1161 Mechanicsburg Rd., Wooster, OH 44691 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com.
Wayne Co. Humane Society, 1161 Mechanicsburg Rd., Wooster, OH 44691 or to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105
Words of appreciation being expressed at 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home
Friday, September 26, 2014 from 5-7:00 p.m. at the funeral home