Wayne L. Knight
Age 58, of Canton, passed away Friday, Dec. 6, 2013 unexpectedly in Aultman Hospital. He was born Sept. 23, 1955 in Canton to the late Leroy and Josephine (Cairns) Knight. Wayne was a life resident of Canton and a 1975 graduate of Canton South High School. He was a self-employed truck driver for many years. He was a member of Meyers Lake Sportsman's Club, Sandy Valley Eagles and the Loyal Order of Moose, Brewster.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by an infant brother, David Knight. He is survived by his wife, Teresa L. (Burns) Knight to whom he was married 39 years; three children, Michael Knight (Ben Fontenot) of Florida, Ondrea (Rodney)Solvey of Hanoverton, Tracy (Scott) Smith of Navarre; five grandchildren, Aaron, Colin, Travis, Conner and Chase; two sisters, Maryann Krantz of Massillon, Margie (Bill) Maxon of Massillon.
Funeral services will be Wednesday Dec. 11, 2013 at 10 a.m. in the Kreighbaum-Sanders Funeral Home with Pastor Arthur Martin officiating. Friends may call Tuesday 5-8 p.m. Interment in Eden Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the funeral home to help defray funeral expenses. Condolences or fond memories may be shared online at
Published in The Repository on Dec. 8, 2013