July 1928 – June 2014

Former long-time Skagway resident Paul Knapp has died. Knapp was born on July 2, 1928 in Libby, Montana to Albert Earl and Mary Phoebe (McMullan) Knapp. He passed away on June 6, 2014 in Geary, Oklahoma at the age of 85.

Paul lived in Plains, Montana and moved to Skagway, Alaska in 1960. He retired from the White Pass & Yukon Railroad and moved to Greenfield, Oklahoma in 2000. He was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Skagway. Paul served in the US Army.

Survivors Include: his brothers: Richard Knapp of Omaha, NE, and David Knapp of Graham, WA; his sisters: Mary Lou Moe of Juneau, AK, and Joyce Burnham of Skagway, as well as a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Mary Knapp, and nine brothers.

Memorial Services will be held at a later date at the Elks Lodge #431, 560 State St, Skagway, AK 99840

Services entrusted to Turner Funeral Home, Geary, Oklahoma.

Condolences may be sent to the family at this email address: turnerfuneralhomes@gmail.com or at their website, turnerfh.net