William Eddie Knight Jr.ROCK HILL - Mr. William Eddie Knight Jr., 72, of Rock Hill, S.C., passed away Saturday, March 15, 2014, at UniHealth Acute Care in Rock Hill. Services for Mr. Knight will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at Garden Sanctuary Church of God, 831 Cedar Street, with the Revs. Mike Wooten and Joey Nelms Sr. officiating. Burial will follow at Grandview Memorial Park-Cherry Road. Mr. Knight was born in Lancaster County, S.C., and was the son of the late William Ed Knight Sr. and the late Ila Holden Knight. He was a member of Garden Sanctuary and retired from the Winn Dixie Food Stores and from driving for Rock Hill Toyota. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and was a member of the VFW Post 2889, the American Legion Post 34, and the 9th Infantry Division Society Old Reliables. In addition to his parents, Mr. Knight was preceded in death by his brother, Bobby Knight; his sister, Bonnie Knight Boone; and his son-in-law, Michael Fleming Sr. Mr. Knight is survived by his wife, Ruth Davis Knight; his daughters, Nancy Knight Fleming of Rock Hill and Crystal Knight Kovach and husband, Fred of Springfield, Mo.; his sister, Renda Sue Knight of Heath Spring, S.C.; and his grandchildren, Michelle Caveny, Jon-Michael Caveny and fianc e, Jamie Good, Phillip Kovach, Stephen Kovach and Hope Kovach. The family wishes to express their appreciation to UniHealth of Rock Hill and Dr. David Nix. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Greene Funeral Home Northwest Chapel, 2133 Ebenezer Road, and other times at the home. The family request memorials be made to Garden Sanctuary, 831 Cedar St., Rock Hill, SC 29730. Condolences may be made to www.greenefuneralhome.net.
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Published in The Herald on Mar. 17, 2014
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