Jack Dean Knoch, 74

Jack Dean Knoch, 74, formerly of Troy, and residing in South Korea for the past ten years, passed away on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013. Jack was born on May 28, 1939 in Wapakoneta to Roberta (Kennedy) Knoch of Wapakoneta, and the late John “Bus” Knoch. 

In addition to his mother, Jack is survived by his daughters and son-in-law, Terressa Knoch of Vandalia, and Cristina and Joe Suerdieck of Rochester, Ill.; sons and daughters-in-law, Jeffery and Kim Knoch of Lynnwood, Washington and Carl and Jessica Knoch of Eugene, Ore.; brothers and sisters-in-law, Gene and Doris Knoch of Ft. Wayne, Ind. and Robert and Kathy Knoch, of Wapakoneta; a stepdaughter; nephews; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

Jack was a 1957 graduate of Wapakoneta High School and attended the Ohio Northern University. He was formerly employed with BF Goodrich and Standard Register. Jack enjoyed music and loved to sing. He never met a stranger. He was friendly to everyone and loved to laugh.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 21, at Baird Funeral Home, Troy. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1-2 p.m. Private interment will be held in Riverside Cemetery, Troy.  Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Friends may express condolences to the family through bairdfuneralhome.com.