MARTINSVILLE, Va. - Kenneth William Knight, 95, of Martinsville, passed away Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at Memorial Hospital in Martinsville.
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Ken was born June 17, 1917, in Easthampton, Mass., to the late William B. and Etta Hanson Knight.
He and his late wife Helen Weidhaas Knight were members of Easthampton Congregational Church.
Ken retired as vice president of the Easthampton Rubber Thread Company in Stuart, a division of the United Elastic Corporation and J.P. Stevens, Inc., after 40 years of service.
Surviving are his wife Margaret Gravely Knight, one son, James K. Knight and his wife Janice of Columbia, Conn., and their son Joseph Knight of New York City and one step- daughter, Lynn Knight Stuchel and her husband Scott of Wake Forest, N.C., and their two children, Tyler and Meghan Stuchel of Wake Forest.
Ken was preceded in death by his sister Ruth Beliveao.
A graveside service will be held Saturday, May 11, at 12 p.m. in Center Cemetery, Cemetery Road, Westhampton, MA. Those attending should meet at 11:30 a.m. at Mitchell Funeral Home, 15 Park St., Easthampton, MA.
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Mitchell Funeral Home
15 Park Street Easthampton, MA 01027
Published in Daily Hampshire Gazette on May 8, 2013