William Lee Knott

William Lee Knott, age 70 of Snellville, Georgia passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 27, 2020. Will, as most knew him was a beloved Husband, Son, Brother, Papa and Friend. He was born in Atlanta, GA and attended Bass High School, where he played football. Upon graduation, he joined the United States Navy. Will enjoyed shooting sport clays and hunting quail. He loved remodeling projects. One of his gifts in life was taking something old and creating something new and beautiful. He was very good at that. You could often see him riding around in that red truck of his. He was a member of Snellville United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his daughter Crystal Knott; Parents Lee and Zelma Knott, and brother Toby Cain. Will is survived by his wife Linda Knott of Snellville; Daughters; Kelly Skelton and husband Brad of Dacula; Kristy Larson and husband Troy of Suwanee. Brother Jack Kilgore; Best Friends Steve and Deedie Golden; Grandchildren; Kaitlyn Waldrep, Carson Krueger, Owen and Evan Connell. Mr. Knott will be buried at Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, GA with Military Honors. The family will hold a Celebration of His Life at a later date. Donations can be made to the American Heart Association in his memory. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53 Hoschton, GA 30548. www.lawsonfuneralhome.org 706-654-0966.

5 thoughts on “William Lee Knott”

  1. My deepest condolences to the Knott Family. It is with a heavy heart in the passing of yet, another Bass High Class of ’69 family member. I can remember his awesome sportsmanship on the football field. So glad I got to see how happy he was at our 50th Class Reunion in 2019. He will be missed from our presence.
    Sharon G. Phillips, 1969 Senior Class President

  2. My condolences to the Knott family.I played football with William at Bass High School.He was soft spoken but a real competitor on the field.It was good seeing him at our 50th reunion.He will be missed by all.RIP my friend.

  3. I have warm memories of working as an Usher at SUMC with Will. He was always there when needed and quite the gentleman. I can speak for my sons Ethan and Clayton as well by saying you all are in our thoughts and prayers. May God comfort you all.

  4. Will is always remembered as a man with a heart as big as Georgia! His greeting of a welcome kiss at family gatherings is sealed in memory. Will deeply loved family and we all deeply love him. He was so passionate in his opinions on current events and his insight was always received. He loved life and now is living the ultimate eternal life with his Lord, walking heavenly streets of gold! We will miss Will so much- a great man!

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