Clarence A. Gus Knight Jr., 77, of Brockton, died March 23, 2013. Born in Brighton, Sept. 4, 1935, he was a 1953 graduate of Brighton High School. He served as a submariner in the U.S. Navy from 1953-1974, retiring as a Yeoman First Class and was a proud member of the U.S. Submarine Veterans Boston Base. He later worked for Decatur-Hopkins and Consolidated Brick. A member of the Holbrook Sportsmens Club, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, cruising and casinos. Gus was the son of the late Clarence A. Knight Sr. and Winifred Mernick Knight; beloved husband of Joan M. (Gerraughty) Knight for 56 years; loving father of Linda Knight Guild and her fiance Mike Bishop, Joseph H. Knight and his wife Donna Horsman Knight and Sandra L. Knight; grandfather of Melissa Guild, Kimberly Knight Grenier and Jennifer Knight; great-grandfather of Cameron Michael Grenier; brother of Christine Knight Perrault and the late Artemus Knight and his widow Lee; and an uncle of many nieces and nephews. All are welcome to calling hours Wednesday 4-8 p.m. in Waitt Funeral Chapel at Waitt Funeral Home, 850 North Main St., Brockton. Funeral from Waitt Funeral Home Thursday at 9 a.m., funeral blessing at 10 a.m. at Christ the King Parish and committal at the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Childrens Hospital Boston (Oncology), P.O. Box 414421, Boston, MA 02241-4421. Visit www.waittfuneralhome.com or call 508-583-7272.
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Published in The Enterprise on Mar. 26, 2013