Silas W. Knight LADSON - Deacon Silas William Knight was born Oct. 10, 1914 to Mr. William Knight and Mrs. Carrie Collins Knight in Ladson, SC. Dea. Knight went home peacefully to be with our Lord and Savior on Jan. 30,2013. Family and friends are invited to attend the Wake at Aiken-Capers Funeral Home on Monday Feb. 4, 2013 from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. and the Funeral Service at Philadelphia Missionary Baptist Church on Tuesday Feb. 5, 2013 at 12:00 Noon, Interment Church Cemetery. He received his early education at Corbitt Edwards School in Ladson, SC , his religious training was at Philadelphia Missionary Baptist Church. He was Baptized at the age of 14 and was the first Sunday School Teacher at Philadelphia Missionary Baptist Church. He also started the Junior Choir and little league. He enjoyed playing the piano and singing the old Hymns. He diligently served as the Superintendent of Sunday School for 52 years. He was ordained as a Deacon in1946, served in the US Army during WW II for 3 1/2 years and was Honorably Discharged in 1945 as a Staff Sergeant. He was Employed with Westvaco Paper and Pulp company for 42 years, retired in 1979 as Supervisor over the railroad. He continued to be an active member of Westvaco retirement association until the early 2012. He was a past Worshipful Master of Saxon Lodge #249 F&AM ,Prince Hall Affiliated and served as secretary for 14 years. He was the oldest living member in the 1st Masonic District. He is survived by his brother Dea. Alvin Pinckney (Margaret), Daughter in law Eunice Pugh, Grand Children Sean Jackson (Renee), Genevieve Fale (Eli), Salas Pugh, Brenda Smith (Martin) Great Grandchildren, Great Great Grand Children and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and Friends. Professional Service by Aiken-Capers Funeral Home . firstname.lastname@example.org Visit our guestbook at www.legacy.com/obituaries/ charleston
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Published in Charleston Post & Courier on Feb. 4, 2013