PEDRO —Terry Lee Knipp, Sr. 60, of Pedro, passed away Sunday, Aug. 7, 2011, at King’s Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, Ky. The Ironton native was born July 30, 1951, the son of the late Herbert Lee and Pauline Genevieve Addis Knipp. He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Leona Audrey Dalton Knipp of Pedro.
Mr. Knipp was a 1971 graduate of Rock Hill High School and a U.S. Army Vietnam veteran. He was a former employee of Allied Chemical where he worked in the water treatment department and was of the Baptist faith.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Jerry Knipp; and two sisters, Jane Knipp Lewis and Elizabeth Ann Lewis.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Terry Lee Knipp, Jr. of Pedro; two daughters and a son-in-law, Theresa and Jamie Laney of South Point and Tracie Knipp of Pedro; two granddaughters, Breanna Laney and Savanna Laney, both of South Point; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Tony and Jan Knipp of Ironton and Scott Knipp of Pedro; two sisters and brother-in-law, Tina Stafford of Ashland, Ky. and Melissa and Paul Dalton of Pedro; a sister-in-law, Imogene Knipp of Louisa, Ky.; and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be 1:30 p.m. Thursday in Dalton Cemetery with Rev. Dale Knipp and Rev. Leon Dalton officiating. Visitation will be Thursday from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Phillips Funeral Home. Donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 5455 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43214 or the American Cancer Society Ohio Chapter, 870 Michigan Ave. Columbus, OH 43215. To offer condolences to the family, please visit www.phillipsfuneralhome.net.