Knight, Robert Andrew

Posted: Tue 11:11 AM, Oct 29, 2013
Funeral Home: McCullough Funeral Home, Pennsboro
Robert Andrew “Andy” Knight, 67 of Nutter Fork Community, Doddridge County, passed away October 27, 2013 at the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport. He was born September 21, 1946 on Nutter Fork, on his family farm, a son of the late Leo “Dick” Knight and Glenna (Kinney) Knight.

Andy retired after 30 years service for Bell Atlantic, which is now Verizon. He was an installer/repairman and had worked out of the West Union and Pennsboro offices. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing. Andy was a great storyteller and had a great sense of humor. He always wanted to hear people laugh. Andy was a member of the Smithburg United Methodist Church where he formerly held numerous church positions.

Surviving is his loving wife of 40 years, Diana Lynne (Cox) Knight, two daughters: April Heather Knight-Trent (John) of Stockton, NJ and Andrea Brooke Knight Fitzgerald of West Union, four grandchildren: Jennifer and Johnathon Trent and Ryan and Kieryn Fitzgerald and a brother Stephen Layne Knight of Martinsburg, WV.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by five siblings: Fred and Michael Knight, Pamela Underwood, Patricia Daugherty and Vicky Knight. A granddaughter, Autumn Grace Trent, also preceded him in death.

Funeral services will be Thursday 1PM at the McCullough Funeral Home, Pennsboro with Pastor Bill Davis and Larry Cottrill officiating. Interment will follow at the Kinney Family Cemetery on Nutter Fork. Visitation will be Wednesday 4-8PM and until service time on Thursday.

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