W. Jeff Knicely, 59, of Alexandria, died at his home on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017 following a recent illness.
He was born in Wabasha, Minn. on April 2, 1959 … moving to Virginia in 1960 with his family. Jeff graduated from Mt. Vernon High School in Alexandria in 1977. After working most of his life in Alexandria, he was employed by the Master Roofing Company in Alexandria at the time of his death.
He is survived by his mother Anna Mae Knicely and brother Will Knicely both of Alexandria, as well as two nephews Jesse Knicely of Bradstown, Ky. and Shane Eberly (Knicely) of Burke.
He was preceded in death by his father Wiley H. Knicely in 1982 and sister Jackie E. Knicely in 2002.
Jeff was very active as an auto mechanic and enjoyed fishing, hunting and antique cars.
A memorial service is planned for Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017 at the Commonwealth Baptist Church, 700 Commonwealth Avenue, Alexandria. The family will receive guests at a reception immediately following the service in the lower level of the church.