Don Knotts, a native West Virginian was a Veteran of World War II and was awarded the World War II Victory Medal, Philippine Liberation Medal, Asiatic- Pacific Campaign Medal (with 4 bronze service stars), Army Good Conduct Medal, Marksman Badge (with Carbide Bar) and Honorable Service Lapel Pin.
In his acting career Don Knotts played “Barney Fife” in the Andy Griffith Show and his various roles in movies like the Shakiest Gun, Ghost and Mr. Chicken, and The Incredible Mr. Limpet. Later he acted in the role of "Mr. Furley" on Three's Company.
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