Robert C. Knott, age 81, of Columbus, passed away at Grant Medical Center on December 20, 2012. U.S. Air Force Veteran. Member of Neoacacia Lodge No. 595 F&AM, Scottish Rite, Shrine, American Legion Post No. 430 and DSCC Golf Course. He retired as a court investigator with the City of Columbus. Graduate of North High School Class of 1951 and attended The Ohio State University. Bob was an avid golfer and loved the OSU Buckeyes. Preceded in death by father, John Knott and mother, Catherine Knott; sister and brother-in-law, Jacqueline and John Malek. Survived by wife of 59 years, Sally Knott; son and daughter-in-law, Jeffrey and Sandra Knott of Granville, 2 daughters, Julie Knott and her husband, Ronald Bubis of Thornville, and Jane Blackburn of Westerville and her special friend, William Yochus; 2 grandchildren, Denali Knott and Kristen Blackburn; niece, Holly Bryk; nephew, Robert Malek and special family friend, Heidi Maybruck. A Memorial Service and Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 2 p.m. with calling hours to follow at the Olde Gahanna Sanctuary, 82 N. High St., Gahanna, OH. Arrangements entrusted to GRAUMLICH FUNERAL HOME, 1351 S. High Street.