Leroy M. “Jr.” Knisley, 42, of Clarksburg, WVa and formerly of Clymer, PA, died Wednesday, July 16, 2014 in Jefferson Twp., Greene County, PA.
The son of the late Leroy E. and Geraldine E. (Brown) Knisley, he was born on October 11, 1971 in Roaring Springs, PA.
Leroy was employed as a water truck driver with Energy Construction Management, LLC of Williamsport, PA and had previously worked for DNM Contracting/Castelli of New Alexandria, PA.
He enjoyed hunting and motorcycle riding.
Leroy is survived by his wife, Fannie E. Patterson-Knisley, whom he married on June 23, 2012, of Clymer, PA; his daughter, Kayla Weed and fiancé Robert Truszka of Somerset, PA; his son, Ricky Knisley of Cherry Tree, PA; his grandchildren: Brody William Knisley and Robert Edwin Truszka; his nine siblings: Georgia Aungst and husband, Ron of Hollidaysburg, PA; Jennifer Dibert and husband, Bob of East Freedom, PA; Effieann Cotter and husband, Don of Egg Harbor Twp., NJ; Candy Heller of Altoona, PA; Ken Walter and wife, Dawn of East Freedom, PA; Sandy Higgins and husband, Jim of Hopewell, PA; Sherry Lewis and husband, Butch of Bald Eagle, PA; Paula Brewer and husband, Bob of Commodore, PA and Cindy Sink and husband, Jeff of Clymer, PA; a number of nieces and nephews and his special friend, Joann Davisson of Clarksburg, WVa.
Leroy was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Dennis Walter.
Family and friends will be received from 2-4:00 and 6-8:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 20, 2014 at the Rairigh Funeral Home, Ltd., Hillsdale, PA, where an 11:00 a.m. funeral service will be held on Monday, July 21, 2014. Pastor Greg McDonald will officiate. Interment will be at the McDowell Cemetery, Grismore Rd., Clymer, PA.