William B. “Skip" Knapp, 79, of Ligonier, peacefully passed away Wednesday evening, January 20, 2021, at Latrobe Hospital. He was born May 3, 1941 in Pittsburgh, PA, a son of the late Lawrence W. and Margaret B. Knapp and wife of the late Judith “Jill” Knapp. Skip will be remembered for his kindness, humor and loyalty, and was an integral member of the Ligonier community. He will always be missed. He was a longstanding member and past president of the Rotary Club of Ligonier, served as a board member of Canyon Heroes and was a valued member of Rolling Rock Club, Ligonier, and Ligonier Country Club, Ligonier. Dedicated to giving back, Skip also regularly supported Ligonier Valley Chamber of Commerce and Fort Ligonier Days events. A Certified Public Accountant and member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA), Skip successfully led William B. Knapp Accounting, Auditing and Consulting Services, Ligonier for 25 years. Skip will have a private burial at Twin Valley Memorial Park; Due to COVID-19 restrictions, there will be no visitation. A celebration of his life will be announced at a later date in fall 2021. Arrangements are by Snyder-Green Funeral Home, Inc., Ligonier. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the vibrant high school ministry, Valley Youth Network, P.O. Box 303, Ligonier, PA 15658.
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