Willis M. Knight

May 25, 1929 ~ January 23, 2021 (age 91)


Willis Knight, 91 loving father, grandfather, greatgrand father, uncle, and friend. Passed away peacefully at his home on Jan 23, 2021 following several months of declining health due to various medical conditions. Willis grew up on farms doing chores eventually was employed at Stokley can shop for many years, then Great Lakes Chemical. He enjoyed being outdoors, flying, boating, hunting, working on cars and was an avid Ham radio operator. He loved spending time with family and friends. Willis was preceded in death by his parents Claude and Elizabeth (Fowler) Knight, wife Margaret Thornton Knight, son Tommy Knight and grand sons Tommy Lynn Knight and Jamie Knight. He is survived by his daughter and care taker Carolyn Sue Knight and son Edward Knight (Linda) grandsons Jason Knight and Israel Todd Coakley, granddaughter Rachquel Knight, Brandy Knight, Amy Knight Ball (Nick) Christin Knight Evans (Chad) and numerous great grandchildren, neases, nephews, many cousins including Mary Katherine Compton of Virginia, Lucille Wagner of Newport and Mary Jean Moore of Morristown and sadly missed by many beloved friends. He sincerely gave his heart to Jesus his Lord and Savior, we know we'll see him again.  Visitation will be at Resthaven Chapel Mausoleum from 2:00 - 3:00 on Thursday Jan.28, 2021; Funeral Services at 3:00 with entombment to follow in Resthaven Mausoleum. Per CDC guidelines face mask are highly recommended.

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January 28, 2021

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Resthaven Mausoleum Chapel, Resthaven Memorial Gardens

Funeral Service
January 28, 2021

3:00 PM
Resthaven Mausoleum Chapel, Resthaven Memorial Gardens

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