Obituary: Dewey Knott, 44, Fountain.

July 31, 2020

Dewey Knott

Obituary: Dewey Knott, 44, Fountain.

Dewey G. Knott, 44, of Fountain passed away suddenly Wednesday, July 29, 2020. He was born November 22, 1975 in Ludington to Harry and Pansy (Medley) Knott.  

Dewey graduated from Mason County Eastern in 1995. Dewey was always helping anyone in need. He loved his time working at the Briggs Farm. Dewey enjoyed four-wheeling, mud bogs, fixing cars with Pop Mayse, and everything “Dukes of Hazard.”

Dewey is survived by his mother, Pansy Knott; his four siblings, Harry (Sue) Knott of Marian, Ohio, Nan (Scott) Fenner of Fountain, Maria Plasterer of Fountain, and Charlene Knott of Fountain;  his numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, good friends, who became his extended family, and his beloved dogs, Daisy and Mable.

Dewey was preceded in death by his father, Harry; his grandparents, Jack and Nan Knott and Dewey and Pansy Ilene Medley; his cousin, Roger Hernandez; his nephew, Christopher Kapala; and his dogs, Sadie, Bocephus, and General Lee.

A visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 from 7 to 8 p.m. at Oak Grove Funeral Home of Ludington.  Visitation will take place outside. The funeral home will allow 10 visitors in at a time to pay their respects. Masks will be required.

A graveside service will be held Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at 1 p.m. at Bachelor Cemetery in Fountain. Please bring your lawn chair and be mindful of social distancing.

Memorial contributions for Dewey may be directed to the family to assist with funeral expenses. Donations may also be submitted through the funeral home website at

Arrangements have been entrusted to Oak Grove Funeral Home of Ludington.

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