James “Jim” Harold Knotts, Sr.

James “Jim” Harold Knotts, Sr., 92, passed away March 4, 2018 at Agape House in Columbia SC. He was born on April 21, 1925 in Ft Meyers FL, to the late Earl and Louwertha Keadle Knotts.

Jim is survived by his wife of 71 years, Naida Milton Knotts; daughter, Janet Stafford (David); sons, John Milton Knotts and Brian Knotts (Rhonda); 17 grandchildren; and 28 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Bill Knotts; daughter, Marilyn Stafford; son, James
Harold Knotts, Jr.; grandson, John Milton Knotts II; and great grandson, Joshua Smith.

The family will receive friends at Thompson Funeral Home of Lexington, 4720 Augusta Road on Friday, March 9, 2018 from 2:00-3:00 p.m. Funeral services will follow in the chapel of the funeral home. Burial will be private at a later date in Ft Jackson National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to Gethsemane Baptist Church, 655 Hammonds Cross Road, St Matthews, SC 29135.