Published in The Sun Herald on June 13, 2012
Walter F Knapp, Jr. passed away on June 10, 2012 at his home in Mandeville, LA. Walter was born on December 27, 1928 in West Point, VA to Walter F and Mary Elizabeth Knapp who preceded him in death. Walter and Ida Mae Godby were married on April 5, 1957 in Lovington, NM. She survives him along with their children, son Walter (Debra) Knapp of Cut Off, La, daughters Judy Van Norman (Dave) Yates of Mobile, AL, Jeanne(Joe) Montana of Saucier, MS, Elizabeth (David) Garland of Mandeville, LA and Molly Crego of Grapevine, TX. Also surviving are one brother Alfred Knapp of Richmond, VA, 10 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
the Air Force and was stationed in Roswell, New Mexico were he found his
home. He joined American Linen in 1960 in Roswell, NM and was transferred
to Gulfport, MS and retired in 1987.
and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at E.J.
Fielding Funeral Home, 2260 W. 21st Avenue, Covington, LA 70433 on Thursday,
June 14, 2012 at 10:00 AM with visitation on Thursday from 9:00 AM until