William Knight Obituary

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William L. "Bill" Knight Jr.

December 30, 1934 - February 9, 2014
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William L. "Bill" Knight, Jr., 79, of Homosassa, passed away on Sun., Feb. 9, 2014 at his home while under the care of Hospice of Citrus and the Nature Coast and his family. A native of Greenburg, IN, he was born Dec. 30, 1934 to William Sr. and Beulah (Stobough) Knight, one of three children. Bill, as he was known to all, was the former owner and operator of Knight's Auto Parts, Brooksville. Mr Knight was also an ordained Pentecostal minister during his life; loved hunting and fishing and was known as an accomplished musician in guitar, mandolin and banjo. He was known locally as a founding member of the Over the Hill Gang band and...
William L. "Bill" Knight, Jr., 79, of Homosassa, passed away on Sun., Feb. 9, 2014 at his home while under the care of Hospice of Citrus and the Nature Coast and his family. A native of Greenburg, IN, he was born Dec. 30, 1934 to William Sr. and Beulah (Stobough) Knight, one of three children. Bill, as he was known to all, was the former owner and operator of Knight's Auto Parts, Brooksville. Mr Knight was also an ordained Pentecostal minister during his life; loved hunting and fishing and was known as an accomplished musician in guitar, mandolin and banjo. He was known locally as a founding member of the Over the Hill Gang band and was a member of St. Timothy's Lutheran Church, Crystal River. Bill is survived by his wife of 48 years, Sue Knight of Homosassa and his ten children: Pamela Champion (Leo), Homosassa; Gary Lewis (Terri), Chassahowitzka; Cheryl Whitaker, Ruskin; Paula Knight, Fontana, CA; Gerri Sue Sisson, Locust Grove, GA; Mickie Lewis, Ruskin; Willette Knight, Homosassa; Terri Willard (Gerald), Beverly Hills; Ramona Raven, Homosassa and William L. "Duke" Knight III, Beverly Hills; 23 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild. Mr. Knight was preceded in death by a son, Scotty Alan Knight and two siblings, Alberta and Ina. Friends will be received on Fri., Feb. 14th at Wilder Funeral Home, Homosassa from 12:00 Noon to 2:00 P.M. where a celebration of Bill's life will take place at 2:00 P.M. with Pastor David Bradford of St. Timothy's Lutheran Church officiating. Interment will follow at Stage Stand Cemetery in Homosassa Springs. www.wilderfuneral.com

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