Robert Kenneth Knight, 92, Miamisburg, Ohio (formerly of Bidwell, Ohio) passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2019. He was the son of the late Kenna and Lura Mitchell Knight, born January 29, 1927 in Nitro, West Virginia. Kenneth was a WWII United States Marine Corp Veteran serving in Iwo Jima and a member of the Morgan Center Holiness Church. He retired from Miami University in 1991, where he was employed as an engineer.
He married Julia “Jude” A. Russell Knight June 7, 1949 in Rutland, Ohio, who preceded him in death September 20, 2018. To this union were born four children: Cathy (Steve) Phillips, West Carrollton, Ohio; Lester (Debbie) Knight, West Carrollton, Ohio; Jesse (Laurie) Knight, Brunswick, Ohio and Kim (Janna Kline) Knight, Miamisburg, Ohio; grandchildren: Daniel Knight, Amy Knight, Robert Phillips, Samantha Lally and Sarah Khan and six great-grandchildren; brothers: Jack Knight, Bidwell, Ohio and Mike (Nagene) Cable, Bancroft, West Virginia; sisters: Mary Ann Arthur, Bancroft, West Virginia, Shirley Jo Saunders, Bidwell, Ohio, Becky (Randy) Denney, Bidwell, Ohio and Tommy Sue Staton, Vinton, Ohio.
In addition to his parents and wife, Kenneth was preceded in death by two brothers, James Knight and David “Sonny” Knight and five sisters, Noma Cable, Maxine Russell, Glenna Long, Rosalee Russell and Rosemary Skidmore.
Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 AM Monday, March 11, 2019 in the Morgan Center Holiness Church, Morgan Center, Ohio with Pastor Clyde Ferrell officiating. Burial will follow in the Morgan Center Cemetery. Family and friends may call at the McCoy-Moore Funeral Home, Vinton Chapel, Sunday 3:00–5:00 PM.
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