William Robert Knight (Bob), age 69, passed away at home in his chair on October 14, 2020.
He is preceded in death by his father, Arthur Knight; brother, Kenny Knight; sister, Dolly Loveday; and grandparents, Kaney and Eula Eblem, J.D. and Robbie Knight.
Survived by his wife of 25 years, Vera Knight; mother, Frances Hutson; brother, Eddie Knight (Nancy); sisters, Ann McCullough and Robin Woods; step children, Karl Yank, and Katrina Wyatt; as well as several nieces and nephews.
No services will be held. In lieu of services "If you knew Bob, you know what to do."
Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the Knight family and invites you to view and sign the online registry.
I metjBob through his wife Vera, over 20 years ago, we worked together. He was always a kindand loving friend. He never minded sharing his moonshine. He could get some really great moonshine, back in the day. All kidding aside, It was always a blast seeing you. I will definitely miss him sitting in his chair, keeping everyone laughing and cutting up. Rest in Paradise Bob, we will all see you there again one day.
I feel very blessed to have known Bob and had him and Vera as friends through all these years..always had the answer to any question..whether I wanted to hear it or not .. I will sure miss seeing you in your chair..rest in peace my friend as we try to learn life without you...my thoughts and prayers are with all of the family
My dear friend. You meant the world to Mykenzie and I. It easies me to know that you’re your self again and that your stubborn old @$$ isn’t suffering any more. I know I’ll see you again some day and when we do my friend. We will partake on the streets of gold looking over the crystal rivers. Until then Rest In Peace. Always missed but, never forgotten. Love you buddy!
jim ward Bob you were like a brother to me and I will never forget you love you brother I will see you later.
Bob was one of the hardest workers I ever worked with I considered him as my best friend he would do anything for anybody he liked . He will be missed by a lot of friends.
My darling Bob,
You were the kindest, most honest person I have had the good fortune to meet and work with. I will cherish your memory and I hope to see you in heaven.
Love you so,
Cathy Loo Cropley
Thirty years ago I met Bob on the very first day I moved here. It was not my choice to be here so I wasn’t happy but Bob and Vera decided they were going to be my friends and help me and have ever since. I am very grateful to have known Bob I loved him and share a lot of great memories with him. Me and my family will miss him.
Enjoyed working with Bob at R&L Carriers. Learned a lot from him. Hard working family man that's going to be missed. Rest in paradise my friend.
On behalf of Memorial Reformed Church here in Maiden your Aunt Mary Knight Savage church.
Mary kept us posted through our Bobby' s illness with our prayers and thoughts.
We offer you our sincere prayers, sympathy and thoughts during this difficult time.
Peace be with each of you.
Reverend Ronnie W. Parker, Pastor
Maiden, North Carolina
Prayers for family god be with you all
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