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Nicholas D. KnappAugust 5, 1960 ~ May 15, 2017 (age 56)
Mantua, Ohio- Nicholas D. Knapp, 56, formerly of Niles, Ohio, died Monday, May 15, 2017, at the home of his brother in Tallmadge, Ohio, after a lengthy illness.
Nick was born August 5, 1960, in Warren, Ohio, the son of Gilbert H. and Ellen Daniels Knapp.
He was a graduate of Niles McKinley High School and worked in sales for various companies. He was involved in various soccer camps in the area.
Nick was a Cleveland fan, following the Browns, Indians and Cavs. He enjoyed the outdoors, especially camping and fishing.
Nick is survived by his father, Gilbert H. Knapp of Niles, two sons, Nicholas D. Knapp II of Mantua, Ohio and Christopher J. Knapp of Columbus, Ohio; two daughters, Naysa G. Knapp, Alexis N. Knapp, five brothers, Richard (Kathy) Knapp of Howland, Ohio, Patrick (Susan) Knapp of Tallmadge, Ohio; David (Kim) Knapp of Vienna, Ohio; Robert Knapp (Thomas) of Niles, Ohio; John (Tina) Knapp of Niles, Ohio; two sisters, Linda Knapp of Cincinnati, Ohio; Brenda (Vincent) Corcoran of Columbus, Ohio; and Karen Knapp, his wife of 30 years.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Ellen Sharkey, his stepfather William Sharkey, his brother Gilbert Knapp and his stepmother Mary Knapp.
Funeral services will be held Friday, May 19 at 11 a.m. at the Holloway-Williams Funeral Home, 611 Robbins Ave., Niles, Ohio.
Callings hours will be Thursday, May 18, from 5 to 7 p.m. and Friday, May 19 from 10 a.m. until time of service.
Interment will be in Niles City Cemetery.
The family request that material contributions be made in Nick’s name to the Cleveland Clinic Transplant Foundation.
To view this obituary and send condolences to the Knapp family visit www.hollowaywilliamsfuneralhome.com