Obituary of Robert J. Knight
Vernon – Robert J. “Bob” Knight, 60, of Vernon, formerly of Clinton, passed away Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare Center, New Hartford.
Bob was born August 17, 1957, in Utica, the son of William and Joan (Fischer) Knight. He was raised and educated locally and a graduate of Clinton Central High School. On June 27, 1987, Bob married Barbara Spencer, sharing a union of over 30 years. He had been employed with Partlow in New Hartford. Bob was an outdoorsman, especially enjoying hunting. He was a member of the United Methodist Church, Clark Mills.
Bob is survived by his beloved wife, Barbara Knight; his daughter and son-in-law, Kaleigh and James Jordan; his son, Spencer Knight; and two cherished grandchildren, Jasper Jordan and Lucas Knight, all of Vernon. Also surviving is his mother, Joan Knight, New Hartford; three brothers and sisters-in-law, William “Bill” and Sally Knight, TN, George and Carol Knight, Vernon Center, John and Cathy Knight, Taberg.
A Celebration of Life memorial service will be held for Mr. Knight on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 1:00 pm at the United Methodist Church, on Clinton Street in Clark Mills, where friends and family will gather after for food and coffee.
Those wishing may make donations directly to the family in Bob’s memory.
Arrangements are entrusted to R.P. Heintz Funeral Service, Inc., 10 East Park Row, Clinton.