Robert Earl Knight(1929 - 2014)

ROBERT EARL KNIGHT Age 84, of Hemet, CA, passed away Thursday, April 10, 2014, of Alzheimer's at Devonshire Care Center in Hemet, CA. Bob, as everyone knew him, was born November 8, 1929 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He was the son of the late Charles and Nancy Viola (Martin) Knight. He graduated from Venice High School in 1948 and served our country proudly in the Air Force during the Korean War. Bob was a supervisor at the Standard Oil/Chevron El Segundo Refinery for 33 years. He was a member of the Hemet numismatic club; he enjoyed fishing, baseball, and garage sales. Bob enjoyed helping his friends, family and anyone who needed a hand. He was preceded in death by his first wife Betty Knight. He is survived by his wife Lesley Routh-Knight; daughter Kathy Matchett of Indiana; two sons Robert Earl Knight Jr. of Lake Head, CA and William Knight of Denver, CO; a brother Fred Knight of Huntington Beach and a sister Thelma Petterson of Riverside, along with seven grandchildren & five great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. He will also be greatly missed by his dogs. Arrangements are being handled by Miller-Jones Mortuary & Crematory Hemet, 1501 West Florida Ave, Hemet, CA. Services will be private. If you would like to remember Bob please make a memorial contribution to Ramona Humane Society, 609 Humane Way, San Jacinto, CA 92582.
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Miller Jones Mortuary
1501 West Florida Avenue Hemet, CA 92543
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Published in Press-Enterprise on Apr. 17, 2014