Obituary of Gary Robert Knafelc
ELGIN - Funeral service with military honors for Gary R. Knafelc, Sr., 62, will be held Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at Union Baptist Church with to burial follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Union Baptist Gym Building Fund. Mr. Knafelc died Wednesday, December 13, 2006. Born in Syracuse, N.Y., he was the son of the late Josephine Knafelc. He retired from the United States Army and served during Vietnam. He was a warehouse supervisor for Capital Wine and Beverage. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, and friend, and will be deeply missed by all. Surviving are his wife of 39 years, Jane E. Knafelc; sons, Gary R. Knafelc, Jr., and his wife, Susan of Columbia, and Steven J. Knafelc and his wife, Shannon of Elgin; brothers, Dick Knafelc of Syracuse, N.Y., and Frank Knafelc of Jacksonville, Fla.; sisters, Pauline of Okla., Josephine of Middleburg, N.Y., Gail, Linda, Carol, and Betty all of Syracuse, N.Y.; and grandchildren, Cody Wilson, William Knafelc, and Abby Knafelc. He was predeceased by a brother, Jerry Knafelc.
12/15/2006, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Powers Funeral Home
12/16/2006, 1:00 PM, Union Baptist Church - Elgin