Floris W. Knight, 79

NOV. 30, 1933-JAN. 26, 2013

January 31, 2013
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Floris Wayne "Red" Knight, 79, of Fairplay, Md., went to be with our Lord on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at Reeders Memorial Home in Boonsboro, Md., with his wife, Joan, and son, Creg, at his bedside.

Born in Dargan, Md., he was the son of the late John and Grace Myers Knight.

He was a 1951 graduate of Boonsboro High School.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Joan Holbruner Knight; one daughter, Carol Knight Sowers and husband, Richard; two sons, Cregory and wife, Carol Luther Knight, and Joel and wife, Patty Haworth Knight; and a sister, Doris Knight Wilson and husband, Delano, of Florida. Floris has 12 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; plus nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Jean Knight Hanes.

Floris was a member of Hagerstown Bible Church.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Hagerstown Bible Church, 203 Summit Ave., Hagerstown, Md., with the Rev. Dale Carver officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to his quadriplegic great-grandson at Isaiah Horst Fund, Faith Christian Fellowship, 16726 Lappans Road, Williamsport, MD 21795.

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