Allan Jerold Knopf
Allan Jerold Knopf
  • January 2, 1924 - August 15, 2017
  • Tampa, Florida

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Knopf, Allan “Poppy”, 93, of Tampa, passed away August 15, 2017. He served as 1st Lieutenant with the US Army 8th Air Force, 385th Bomb Group and was a WWII veteran. Allan was an executive with Lord & Taylor and Kennedy’s Department Stores in NY before retiring. He is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Florence Knopf; daughter Marcia (Ron) Arnold; son, Andy Knopf; grandchildren, Jason and Matt Arnold and Alex Knopf; great granddaughters, Lillian and Harper Arnold; and Roselyne Knopf, mother of Alex; brother-in-law, Ed (Mickey) Sachs. He was preceded in death by grandson, Ryan Arnold and brother, Richard Knopf. Allan was dearly loved by all who knew him. Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service 4:00 pm, Monday, August 28, 2017 at Blount & Curry West Chapel, 6802 Silvermill Dr., Tampa.