CHALKHEAD COMMUNITY… Mr. Michael Knight, a resident of the Chalkhead Community, near Ozark, died Sunday afternoon, August 11, 2019 in the emergency room of Dale Medical Center. He was 31.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Thursday, August 15, 2019 at Calvary Assembly of God Church near Clio with Reverend Randy Adams officiating. The family will receive friends from 12:00 until 1:00 P.M. in the church sanctuary. Fuqua Bankston Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Flowers will be accepted.
Mr. Knight was a native of Lawton, Oklahoma and formerly lived in Nebraska, South Carolina, and Illinois before moving to Clio in 1996. He was currently employed with Precision Steel, Inc. in Abbeville as a steel fabricator. Mr. Knight was an active member of the Clio Volunteer Fire Department. He was a member of Calvary Assembly of God Church and was a loving husband, father, and son who loved his family and God. Mr. Knight was a fearless hard worker who enjoyed life.
Surviving relatives include his wife, Stephanie Knight; two daughters, Makayla Knight and Emilee Smith; two sons, Michael Zachary Knight, Jr. and Taylor Smith, all of Ozark; his mother, Dawn Grimes (Keith), Clio; grandparents, Jackie Lindsey (Allen), Blue Springs and Barbara Nance, Ozark; mother-in-law, Patricia Sasser, Ozark; four sisters, Danielle Shirley, Adrienne Grimes, Kaitlyn Lomaneck (Corey), all of Ozark and Brittany Green (Joseph), Skipperville; sister-in-law, Amber Brown (Josh), Ozark; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Serving as active pallbearers will be Tyler Shirley, Joseph “Smiley” Green, Corey Lomaneck, Chris Metcalf, Josh Brown, and Harvey Sasser.
“To know him is to love him”
“He will be truly missed”