Millard Bobby Knight

Published 11:15 am Friday, October 23, 2020

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Mr. Millard Bobby Knight, 87, of Harmony, died Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020 at Summit Place of Mooresville Assisted Living Center.

He was born on June 3, 1933 to Millard Davis and Olene Campbell Knight. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Salmon Knight, and a son, David Kent Knight.

He served his country in the U.S. Army and worked as a supervisor at Ingersoll Rand for 33 years. He was a long-time, dedicated member of Rock Springs Baptist Church in Harmony. Hobbies included worshipping God and studying scripture as well as intricate carvings of wood into different items, especially canes.At Summit Place Assisted Living, he began carving soaps into figurines and took requests for other figures. Of special note were the praying hands that he did so well.

Survivors: 2 sons, Tony Michael Knight and Larry Dean Knight and wife, Maria; 6 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and his siblings, Dean Knight, Marshall Knight and Billie Ann Roberts.

A graveside service will be held Monday, Oct. 26 at 2 p.m. at Rock Springs Baptist Church Cemetery with Dr. Jesse Stroud officiating with full military rites.

Memorials: Rock Springs Baptist, 509 Rock Springs Church Rd., Harmony 28634.