Gerald D. (Jerry) Knittle, 71, of Decatur, passed away on Friday, August 28, 2020 at Adams Memorial Hospital. Jerry was born in Adams County on January 7, 1949 to the late Chalmer and Betty (Drake) Knittle. On August 24, 1974, Jerry married Bonnie Whittenbarger.
Jerry attended Country Side Nazarene Church; a member of the American Legion Post 43; and served his country as Corporal in the United States Marines. Jerry was employed as a meat cutter with Rogers and Meijer Store before retiring.
He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Bonnie Knittle of Decatur; a brother Sandie (Linda) Knittle of Decatur. He was preceded in death by his son, Gerald Knittle on September 19, 2014.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 from 3:00-7:00 p.m. at Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 also at the funeral home. Pastor Carol Evans will be officiating.
Burial will be in Decatur Cemetery with Military Graveside rites by American Legion Post 43.
Memorials may be given to ACCF Angel Cancer Fund.
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