Bill G. Knoch

  • Born: November 19, 1933
  • Died: November 19, 2014
  • Location: Uniopolis, Ohio

Bayliff & Son Funeral Home

311 W Main St
Cridersville, OH 45806

Tel. (419) 645-4501

Tribute & Message From The Family


Bill G. Knoch, age 81 of Uniopolis, died at 2:39 a.m., Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. He was born November 19, 1933 in Auglaize County; the son of the late Clay W. and Anna Catherine (Morris) Knoch. He married Audrey Evelyn Fox on August 7, 1954, who survives.

Mr. Knoch was a retired truck driver with H.S. Davies, Scott Lad, and Roundy's, and was a member of the Crossroads Church of God. He is a U. S. Army Veteran and a former member of the Waynesfield F. & A. M. He was a lifetime member of the Ohio Quarter Horse Racing Association. He served on the OQHRA Board of Trustees for 10 years. He worked as a stewart in OH, KY, IN, WY, OK, NM, and MI. He was also active with the Auglaize County Fair Gospel Sing Tent. He started and operated the Classic Music Hall in Uniopolis. He also enjoyed wood working.

He is also survived by 2 sons – Jeff (Vicki) Knoch of Uniopolis; Keith (Rita) Knoch of Uniopolis; 6 grandchildren – Danielle (Aaron) Tomlinson, Zeb Knoch, Heather (Joseph) Huelskamp, Linsey (Fiancee' Nicholas Paul) Knoch, Kala Knoch, Dylan Knoch; also like grandchildren to Bill were Xavier Kiefer and Kelsie Kiefer; a great granddaughter – Emily Tomlinson; 6 brothers – Clay Knoch of Uniopolis, Brooks (Jeanette) Knoch of Wapakoneta; Ted (Jeanne) Knoch of Uniopolis; Rex (Sharon) Knoch of Uniopolis; Tom (Barbara) Knoch of Wapakoneta; Dick Knoch of St. Johns; 2 sisters – Georgia Lou Lee of Wapakoneta; Lucille (Joe) Bell of Wapakoneta.

He was preceded in death by 2 brothers – Morris Knoch and Allen Wayne Knoch; 1 sister – Glenna Horman.

Memorial services will begin 2:30 p.m., Sunday at Crossroads Church of God, 775 S. Thayer Road, Lima OH 45806 with Pastor Tim Hubbell officiating.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m., Saturday, at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville, and one hour prior to services at the church on Sunday.

Memorial contributions may be made to Crossroads Church of God.

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