David Franklin "Gator" Knight (1971 - 2018)

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David "Frankie" "Gator" Franklin Knight, 47, of Sterling, Mich. passed away at his home Friday, April 27, 2018.
David, the son of Franklin D. and Rosenna M. (Borzelleri) Knight was born Jan. 20, 1971 in Gainesville.
He had resided in Sterling since 2016, coming from Hickory, N.C. and Chiefland. David enjoyed making and shooting recurve bows as well as studying and shooting primitive archery. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing, often watching hunting and fishing channels on television. He loved grilling meals for his family and friends and considered himself a grill master. He was proficient in the welding and fabricating trades, spending many years working for himself and various fabricating shops.
Survivors include his wife of 14 years, Cora L. Knight of Sterling; daughter, Sierra (Chris Niemeier) of Vale, N.C.; nine sons, Drew Knight (Jess) of Harrison, Devon Knight of Harrison, Franklin "Dylen" Knight of Chiefland, Daltin "Brian" Knight (Alexis Merritt) of Orlando, Criston "Cris" Knight of Chiefland, Triston Knight also of Chiefland, Ritchie Anstine (Bambi) of Milwaukee, Wisc, Monroe Anstine (Victoria) of Sterling and Daniel Anstine of Hickory; five grandchildren, Emma Knight, Nevaeh Lafferty, Timothy Lafferty, Christian Niemeier and Fidela Anstine; one sister, Julie Cutchens-Stump of Chiefland; two brothers, Steve Cutchens of Ocala and Dean Knight (Andrea) of Statesville, N.C.; many nieces, nephews, extended family members and his beloved dogs, Woogie and Reevo.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one daughter, one sister (Laurie) and one brother (Brian).
Private family services honoring David will be held at a later date. To share an online memory or condolence with David's family, please visit: www.stockingfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements for Mr. Knight are entrusted with Stocking Funeral Home, Harrison (989) 539-7810.
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Harrison, MI 48625
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Published in Chiefland Citizen on May 10, 2018