Bobby Charles Knuppel
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Bobby Charles Knuppel
  • January 20, 1939 - December 8, 2017
  • Crawford, Texas

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Mr. Bobby Charles Knuppel, 78, passed away Friday, December 8, 2017 in Waco, Texas. A graveside service will be 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 12, 2017, St. Paul Memorial Park, Crawford, Texas, with Pastor Tom Beers officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Monday, December 11, 2017, Cole Funeral Home , McGregor, Texas.

Bobby was born January 20, 1939 to Charlie and Frieda (Lippe) Knuppel in Waco, Texas. He was a longtime resident of Crawford, and graduated from Crawford High School. Bobby served in the United States Army from 1957-1959 and in the United States Army Reserve from 1961 to 1963. After his discharge he attended Tarleton University. Bobby married the love of his life, Marie Schneider in 1960. He worked as a supervisor for General Tires and retired after 26 years.
Bobby was also a farmer and rancher, loved being outdoors, and most of all spending time with his family.

He Mr. Knuppel was preceded in death by his parents, Charlie and Frieda Knuppel.

Survivors include his wife, Marie Knuppel, of Crawford; daughter, Diane Whitney and husband, Robert, of Waco; son, Kenneth Knuppel and wife, Christy, of Crawford; grandchildren, Amber Yost and husband, Clayton, Justin Thiele, Kendall Knuppel, Haylie Knuppel, and Jake Knuppel; great-grandchildren, Audrey Yost, and Sally Yost; and host of friends.