Mr. Fred Knight, 89, of County road 837, Boaz, Alabama died Thursday, March 29, 2018 at Marshall Medical Center South.
Funeral service will be Saturday, March 31, 2018 at 2o’clock p.m. in the McRae Funeral Home Chapel. Dusty Brock, Thom Scott and Aubrey Prestridge will be officiating. Interment will follow in the Hillcrest Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from noon until funeral time at the funeral home.
Mr. Knight was born in Clay County, Alabama on October 16, 1928 to W. W. & Rosia Coldwell Knight. He was a retired building supply company owner. He was also a proud United States Army Veteran.
Mr. Knight is survived by his wife: Dorothy Scott Knight of Boaz, Sons & Daughters-in-Law: Thom Scott of Florida, Rick & Lora Scott of Florida, Don & Lisa Scott of Boaz and David & Sherry Scott of Boaz, Grandchildren: Deidre Hunton, Thommy Scott, Mandi Meyers, Aimee Scott, Elizabeth Scott, Robert Scott, Tyler Scott, Lauren Orr, Meagan Scott and Wes Scott, 13 Great Grandchildren and 1 Great Great Grandchild, Sister: Frances Morris of Hokes Bluff, Sister-in-Law: Jean Knight and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his Parents, Wife: Betty Knight, Granddaughter: Angie Burke and Daughter-in-Law: Lila Scott.
Pallbearers will be Thommy Scott, Tyler Scott, Wes Scott, Robert Scott, Bobby Pettus, Bill Knight, Eddie Knight, Alan Knight and Rick Pinkston. Honorary Pallbearers will be the men of Blessing Church of Christ and various friends.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to the Childhaven Children’s Home, 1816 Childhaven Rd NE, Cullman, AL 35055 or to Faulkner University, 5345 Atlanta Hwy, Montgomery, AL 36109.