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William E. Knight, Jr.
December 16, 1943 - August 19, 2011

Bill Knight, Jr., formerly of Palos Verdes Estates lost his courageous battle with C.O.P.D. on August 19, 2011 in Walnut Creek, CA. Born in Charleston, West Virginia, Bill and his family moved to California in 1956 and settled in Lunada Bay area of Palos Verdes. He attended Malaga Cove School, Fleming Jr. High, and Narbonne High School. He served his country in the US Army, including service in Panmunjon, Korea. He was a charter member of St. Peter's by the Sea Presbyterian Church. He was most recently employed by American Wine Distributors, as imports manager. Previously, he was with C.A.N Transport and Insured Transport. He most recently resided in Walnut Creek, CA where he shared his home with his beloved dogs, Slinky, Rex, and Virginia. He was preceded in death by his mother, Jo (1987); brother, Walter (1987); and father, Bill, Sr. (1998). He is survived by his brother, Bob of Lomita; and niece Lindsay Noelle Knight, of Palos Verdes. Please join us for a celebration of his life at St. Peters by the Sea, 6410 PV Dr. South on Saturday, November 19 at 11am. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Aids Project, Los Angeles.
Published in Daily Breeze from Nov. 17 to Nov. 19, 2011
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