Funeral service for Mr. Jack B. Knighton, 80, of Oxford, will be at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at K.L. Brown Memory Chapel in Golden Springs with Mark Knighton and the Rev. Craig Reynolds officiating. Interment will follow at Forestlawn Gardens. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until the service hour at the funeral home. Mr. Knighton passed away on March 17, 2014. Mr. Knighton was a native of Calhoun County and was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. He had retired after 32 years of service with the United States Postal Service. He was a member of Westwood Baptist Church. He will always be remembered as a man who loved his family and was always willing to help anyone in need. He was especially proud of his son and grandsons and loved sharing stories about them. Mr. Knighton is preceded in death by his parents, Fred Knighton and Lillie Woodward. Mr. Knighton is survived by his wife of 56 years, Jessie L. Knighton, of Oxford; a son, Mark J. Knighton and his wife, Amy, of Oxford; two grandsons, Jacob Knighton and Zachary Knighton, both of Oxford; a brother, Fred H. Knighton Jr., of Oxford and several nieces and nephews. He will be remembered as a man who loved his family. Pallbearers will be Mark Knighton, Jacob Knighton, Zachary Knighton, Louie LeFoy, Sam LeFoy and Tim Poole. Honorary pallbearers will be Scott McCall, Jeff LeFoy and any kid who he coached or ever played in his backyard. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.klbrownmemorychapel.com. K.L. Brown Memory Chapel 620 Golden Springs Road Anniston, AL 36207 (256)231-2334
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Published in The Anniston Star on Mar. 18, 2014