Richard W. Knupp, 82, of Ligonier, died Saturday April 22, 2023 in Excela Latrobe Hospital surrounded by his loving family.
He was born July 14, 1940 in Ligonier, a son of the late King G. and Mary R. Knupp. Dick was a true gentleman in every sense of the word.
He was a member of the Heritage United Methodist Church in Ligonier and had served in the US Army National Guard. A well-respected veteran of the steel industry, working for Teledyne Vasco and First Miss Steel for 38+ years. With that knowledge, he built and owned Prime Metals and Alloys, a specialty scrap and melt facility, a life-long dream.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Edward Knupp.
He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Phyllis Null Knupp, his children; Scott E. Knupp (Michele) of Ligonier, Brian K. Knupp (Terri) of Latrobe and
Susan Mills (Scott) of Ligonier, his siblings; Ronald Knupp, Donald Knupp, Emma Jean McLean and Merle Knupp, eight grandchildren; Beau Knupp (Steph), Callen Smith (Austin), Payton, Paxton and Tucker Knupp, Hunter, Cooper and Lucas Mills,
one great grand daughter, Aubrey Smith, and many nieces and nephews.
A celebration of his life will be held on June 22nd, 2023 at Ligonier Country Club.
Memorial contributions may be made to Ligonier Youth Baseball & Softball Association.
PO Box 200
Ligonier PA 15658
McCabe Funeral Home of Ligonier is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be made to www.mccabefuneralhomespa.com