Obituary: Richard 'Bob' Knapp Sr.

Richard "Bob" Knapp Sr., 84, of Redding, co-founder of Knapp Tree Co., husband of Elizabeth "Betty" (Haen) Knapp, died on Friday June 17, 2016 at the Health Center at Meadow Ridge, Redding.  Funeral services will take place on Thursday, June 23, 2026 at 11 a.m. in the First Church of Christ, Congergational, 25 Cross Highway, Redding, with the Rev. Dean C. Ahlberg, Pastor, officiating.

Interment will take place in Umpawaug Cemetery, Redding, at the direction of the family.  The family will receive friends in the Kane Funeral Home, 25 Catoonah Street, Ridgefield, on Wednesday, June 22, from 4 to 8 p.m. Contributions in Mr. Knapp's memory may be made to the Redding Volunteer Fire Company #1, PO Box 1130; Redding, CT 06875,  or to the First Church of Christ, Congregational, 25 Cross Highway Redding, CT 06896.