CWO Ron Knapton (Retired), CD

11 Dec 19

Ronald John Knapton – “Distinguished 38 year long Military career culminating as the Base Regimental Sergeant Major of CFB Kingston”.

Passed away peacefully at the Kingston Health Sciences Centre on Wednesday 11 December 2019 at the age of 89.
Beloved husband of the late Joan Garrah. Much loved father of Jim (Dawn), Bruce (Sandy), Donna Wright, Chris (Barb) and Cheryl Knapton. Cherished grandfather of 12 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. Predeceased by 1 son Steven Knapton, by 2 brothers William and Bob Knapton and by 1 sister Phyllis Lusk. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. A Graveside service was held at St. Johns Catholic Cemetery on Monday 16 December 2019. A Celebration of Ron’s Life was then held at the Royal Canadian Legion Br# 92 Gananoque.

The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the staff, nurses and doctors at the Kingston General Hospital for their exceptional care and compassion while Ron was in their care.