“Sonny” John D. Knight 1938 - 2012 Edwardsville
“Sonny” John D. Knight, age 73, of Edwardsville, Kansas passed away on Sunday, June 3, 2012 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Friends may call at the visitation from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday evening June 7 at the Alden-Harrington Funeral Home with Funeral Services starting at 7pm, Cremation will follow. Memorial contributions to American Heart Association, American Diabetes Association or the Kansas City Kansas Humane Society.
He was born on June 13, 1938 in Kansas City, Kansas and was a lifelong area resident. He was a US Navy Veteran where he served as a boiler tender. After his discharge he worked for Owens-Corning Fiberglass Manufacturing for over 25 years retiring as a supervisor. Later after he and his oldest son received their G.E.D. and he furthered his education by taking college courses. He also
worked as a letter carrier for the Post Office in Stanley, KS. He and Patty also owned and operated Knights Liquor Store in Edwardsville, KS in the mid 1980’s. He is preceded in death by one grandson and one great grandson. He is survived by the love of his life, his wife of 52 years, Patty Knight of the home. Two sons John David Knight II (Janet) of Edwardsville, KS and Troy Lynn Knight (Elisa) of Bonner Springs, KS, One Daughter Kimberly Ann Fischer of Ozawkie, KS, One Brother George Robert Knight of Parker, KS, One sister Janet Page of Parker, KS, 11 Grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren with one on the way.
Arrangements: Alden-Harrington Funeral Home 214 Oak St. Bonner Springs KS 66012 (913)422-4074 aldenharrington.com
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