Originally created 09/25/98

Mr. John Knight



JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Mr. John Henry "Pumpkin" Knight, 52, of 1209 W. Devel St., died Thursday, Sept. 17, 1998, at University Hospital, Jacksonville.

The funeral will be at noon Saturday at Mount Everett Baptist Church with the Rev. Arthur Googe officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mr. Knight, a native of Jacksonville, was a veteran of the Navy. He was a member of the Church of God in Christ.

Survivors include his wife, Delores Ann Knight; one son, Frederick Knight, Cleveland, Ohio; two daughters, Raquel Knight and Selena Knight, both of Aiken; two stepsons, Gerard Smith Knight and Robert Ernest Knight, both of Aiken; his mother, Gozella Knight, Jacksonville; two brothers, Roosevelt Knight, Jacksonville, and Joseph Campbell, Aiken; three sisters, Katherine Brown, Aiken, and Margaret Robinson and Mamie Ruth Milton, both of Jacksonville; and six grandchildren.

Friends may call at the residence of his wife, 573 Laurens St., Aiken.

Jackson-Brooks Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.