WILLIAM McKINLEY KNIGHT, 57, of Rich Creek, departed this life Wednesday evening, January 20, 2016 at Carilion New River Valley Medical Center at Radford after a long illness. Born in Rock Camp, WV on May 2, 1958, he was a son of the late Alfred Roscoe and Verda Green Knight. He had been employed as a steward at the Greenbrier Hotel in White Sulphur Springs, WV for many years. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother Randy Knight and a sister Alice Canterberry.
He leaves to cherish his memory his daughters Angela K. Sisson (Todd Snider) of Rich Creek and Rachel Knight of Narrows; his step-sons James Persinger of Ronceverte, WV and Christopher Persinger of Illinois; his brothers Roger Knight of Rich Creek, Robert Knight of Rock Camp, WV, and Roscoe Knight of Columbus, Ohio; his sisters Dorothy Lilly and Hazel Farr both of Pearisburg; his former wives Elizabeth Rice of Narrows and Cindy Naney of Illinois.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, January 26, 2016, at 7:00 pm in the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow Street, Pembroke. The family will receive friends at the funeral home two hours before the services. The Kendall Funeral Home in Pembroke is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com. (540-626-7221).