Franklin Gerald Knapton of Friend, passed away unexpectedly July 31, 2019.

Frank’s wishes were to not have a formal service. A private gathering will be held for immediate family members.

Frank was born July 4, 1953 in Penn Yan, to the late Roy W. & Charlotte M. Spears Knapton. He worked at Coach & Equipment for 45 years. Frank loved racing stock cars at Dundee’s local dirt track.

Beloved husband of Vonda L. Knapton; father to Tracey (Gary) Thompson, Angela (Chad) Druker, Lisa (Joe) Soucy; grandfather to several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; along with many other loved family members and friends.

Family and friends may sign the guestbook at