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Robert Eugene Knight, 87, of Danville, passed away Saturday, December 9, 2017, at North Logan Health Care. Per his wishes, Bob will be cremated and no public services will be held.
Bob was born December 21, 1929, in Danville, to Ira and Zola (Whitehurst) Knight.
He attended Danville High School, graduating in 1948. Bob severed in Korea for the U.S. Army as a radio gunner, which led into his lifelong love of ham radios. Bob worked for C&EI Railroad, and later Conrail.
Bob married Sally Jones on January 19, 1951, and shared over 63 wonderful years together before her passing in 2014.
He leaves behind a son, Daryl Knight; three grandchildren, Kendra Allen, Christopher Knight and Frederick Knight; two great-grandchildren, Sadie Allen and Tyler Knight; and three brothers, Jim, Lawrence and Ira David Knight. Bob was preceded in death by his parents; wife Sally; daughter, Debra; brothers, Harold and Victor Knight; and sisters, Betty Erwin and Delores Queen.
Messages and memories may be left on our website at www.papefuneral.com, or on the Pape Family Funeral Home Facebook page.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to an organization of the donor's choice.
Published on December 12, 2017
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