Knudsen, Carl, Jr., 95, of Brooksville, passed February 11, 2020. He is a US Navy veteran of WWII, and a retired firefighter in Rome, NY. He is survived by his wife, Helen, children, Candace Kramer, Brandi DiNardo, Deborah Zollos, Cheryl Coughlin, Robert Swanson, Mark Swanson, sister, Eileen Dorsino, brother, Claude Knudsen, 15 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by sons Carl Knudsen, III, and Carl Swanson. A graveside service will be held Tuesday, February 18, 2020, 11:30am at Florida National Cemetery.