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William J. Knapp, age 58, of Edwardsville, Illinois died on Thursday, August 2, 2018, at his home.  William was an attorney with Knapp, Ohl, & Green in  Edwardsville. 

He was born June 20, 1960, in Flora, Illinois. The son of Jane (Johnston) Knapp of Xenia, Illinois and the late Bill L. Knapp. 

Besides his mother he is survived by one son, Benjamin Lomax Johnston Knapp of Chicago; two brothers, Charles B. Knapp & wife Kay of Xenia, Illinois and Paul A. Knapp & wife Linda of Xenia; and one sister, Elizabeth A. Forth & husband Rick of Xenia; a number of nieces and nephews; two grandchildren, Hailey & Jake Siepka of Tinley Park, Illinois; and partner, Donna Hans of Edwardsville. 

William was a member and Seventy in the Community of Christ Church in East St. Louis. 

There is no visitation.  A memorial service will be held in the Madison County Courthouse, Room 327, at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, August 6, 2018 and at the Brush Creek Campground in Xenia at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 7, 2018. Memorials may be given to the Community of Christ, East St. Louis Congregation, 3600 Waverly, East St. Louis, IL 62204. 

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