Kelly Colby Knotts, 61, of Decatur, died unexpectedly at his home on September 25, 2020. He was born on July 26, 1959, in Lima, to James C. and Gladys (Kirk) Knotts.
He is survived by his mother, Gladys of Van Wert; brother, Clint Knots of West Virginia; sister, Misty (Jim) Landwehr of Van Wert; 2 nieces, Danielle (Solomon) Okang and Sabrina Kline; 3 nephews, Kaden and Gauge Landwehr and Jaden Knotts.
Kelly was an avid NASCAR fan and loved to fish. Although he had no children of his own, he was a grandpa to many.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a sister, Lisa Knotts.
Funeral service will be 1:00 PM on Thursday, October 1, 2020 at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home 722 S. Washington St. Van Wert, OH 45891 with Pastor Chuck Oliver presiding. Interment will follow in Middle Creek Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 PM on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Kelly`s memory may be directed to the family for final expenses. .
To share in Kelly's online memorial, please visit www.alspachgearhart.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, 722 S Washington Street, Van Wert, OH 45891.
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