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Raymond Kenneth Knapp

March 21, 1940 — June 23, 2024

Louisville

Raymond Kenneth Knapp

Raymond Kenneth Knapp, 84, of Louisville, Kentucky, passed away on Sunday, June 23, 2024.  Ray was born on March 21, 1940, to the late James and Myrtle (Brumley) Knapp, in Louisville, Kentucky.

Ray graduated from Mount Washington High School in 1958.  He was a member of Kings Baptist Church.  Growing up Ray loved fishing with his brother, Jerry, and creating memories together.  Ray loved antiques; collecting, auctioning and dealing antiques.  For years Ray was an auctioneer and then continued to manage Antique Malls. Ray was blessed with the love of his life, Mattie, and they enjoyed a 47 year marriage.  He enjoyed watching television and playing any type of cards, with Texas Hold'em being his favorite.  Ray was an avid University of Kentucky fan, always watching them play basketball and football.  He was a great man, brother, husband and father.  Ray will be missed by all that knew him.

Ray was preceded in death by his parents; and his daughter, Martha Jo Allen.

Surviving is his loving wife of 47 years, Mattie Knapp; his son, Mark Allen; his brother, Jerry Knapp (Robin); his grandchildren, Ashley Chinn and Stacey Veteto; his great-grandchildren, Jordan, Sophie, Ethan, Jesse, Daniel, Alison, and Jade; his great-great grandchildren, Carter, Tanner, and Maeleigh; along with numerous extended family members and friends.

A funeral service to honor Ray's life will be at 2:00 PM on Thursday, June 27, 2024, at Louisville Memorial Gardens Funeral Homes East, 11601 Ballardsville Road.  Visitation will be from 11:00 AM until 2:00 PM.  Interment will immediately follow in the cemetery.

Donations may be made in Ray's honor to Shirley's Way.

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Visitation

Thursday, June 27, 2024

11:00am - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Louisville Memorial Gardens And Funeral Home East

11601 Ballardsville Rd, Louisville, KY 40241

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Funeral Service

Thursday, June 27, 2024

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Louisville Memorial Gardens And Funeral Home East

11601 Ballardsville Rd, Louisville, KY 40241

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