Gary Lee Knisley, 75, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Sunday, August 27, 2023, at 10:05 a.m. at Ohio’s Hospice of Central Ohio at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center where he had been a patient three days. He had been ill since August 14.
Gary was born April 18, 1948, in Columbus, Ohio to Karl and Helen Bryan Knisley. He was a 1966 graduate of Washington High School and was a lifelong resident of this community.
Before his retirement, he was a fuel truck driver for Landmark and CountryMark. Following his retirement, he drove trucks for Bumpus Trucking.
Gary was an avid golfer. He enjoyed spending time with his granddogs, Lilly and Nora.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Gary is survived by his wife, the former Barbara E. Williams whom he married November 12, 1965; a daughter and son-in-law, Cheri Lynn and Charles Shipley of Bloomingburg and Greg and Amy Knisley of Washington Court House; two grandchildren, Makenna and Addison Knisley and two brothers, Larry Knisley of Columbus and Kenny Knisley of Washington Court House
A memorial service will be held Tuesday, August 29, 2023, at 7 p.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House with Mell Wickensimer, director of visitation at WCH Grace Methodist Church, officiating.
Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday from 5-7 p.m.