William P. "Bill" Knight, 76, passed away at his home on Monday, May 15, 2023, following a lengthy illness.
He was born on August 25, 1946 in St. Marys, a son of the Othmar and Adeline Emmert Knight.
Bill was a graduate of Elk County Christian High School, class of 1964 and a member of Queen of the World Church. He served in the U.S. Army National Guard and then retired from Keystone Carbon Company after many years of service. An avid golfer, Bill loved spending time on the golf course course with his friend Gary Smith. He also enjoyed hunting and following sports.
Bill is survived by three children; Melissa Risch of Towanda, PA, David Knight of Ridgway, and Brian Knight of Saco, Maine; and by his five beloved grandchildren; Lauren, Ryan, Hannah, Derek, and Brianne and by two great-grandchildren; Kinsley and Callan.
He is also survived by two sisters; Diane (John) Bauer and Marsha (Steve) Gabor, both of St. Marys, and by numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by a sister; Nancy Charleson.
A Memorial Mass of Christian for William P. Knight is being celebrated privately at Queen of the World Church.
Burial will be in St. Marys Catholic Cemetery.
Memorial Contirbutions may be made to the Elk County Catholic School System, 600 Maurus Street, St. Marys, PA 15857.
Lynch-Green Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 151 N. Michael St., St. Marys, PA 15857 is handling the arrangements and online condolences may be offered to the family at www.lynchgreenfuneralhome.com
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