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Gerald Maurice “Jerry” Knott, Sr.

August 19, 1963 - April 7, 2021

Gerald Maurice “Jerry” Knott, Sr., age 57, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Wednesday, April 7, 2021.

Born in Wilmington, DE, on August 19, 1963, he was a son of Helen F. (Howell) Knott of Wilmington and the late Earl C. Knott, Sr. Jerry was a graduate of William Penn High School, and co-captain of the school’s football team. He served his country in the U.S. Army Reserve and made his career as a security guard. Jerry was a skilled handyman who could fix anything. He took pleasure in listening to music and surfing the web.

In addition to his father, Jerry was preceded in death by daughter, Tiesha Mary Knott and his siblings, Earl Knott, Jr., Diane Collins, Owens Howell, and Cedric Knott. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his son, Gerald M. Knott, Jr. of Philadelphia, PA; siblings, Mary Knott-Ellis of Newark, Carol Jefferson of Bear, Donald Knott of Wilmington, and Anthony Knott of New Castle; aunt, Yvonne Brooks of Wilmington; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Thursday, April 15, 2021, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. Face masks will be required for all in attendance. Service and interment will be held privately.

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6 Condolences for Gerald Maurice “Jerry” Knott, Sr.

  • You will definitely be missed!

    Love,

    Koren and Cameron

  • The best brother a sister could wish for rest well brother.

  • To The Family

    Praying that God gives each of you strength and fills you with comfort as you release Jerry back to HIS arms.

    A limb has fallen from the family tree,
    As you hear a voice saying “don’t grieve for me”

    Remember the best times, the laughter, the songs

    The good life Jerry lived while he was strong.

    Continue his heritage, he’s-counting on you.

    Keep smiling and surely the sun will shine through.

    His mind is at ease, his soul is at rest.

    Remembering all, how He truly was blessed.

    Continue traditions, no matter how small.

    Go on with your life, don’t worry at all

    He’ll miss you all dearly, so keep up your chin.

    Until the day comes when you’re together again.

    Sadly Submitted

    Jubee. Arricka and Julianna

  • I’m going to miss coming over listening to talk and me agree to everything you say even if I didn’t understand what you were talking about you will be miss uncle Jerry

  • He has always been a brother to me. Rest well family.

  • Sorry to hear about Jerry. Praying for your family. God bless!