Mr. James Burrell "Jimmy" Knight, Jr., 49, of Liberty Hill, husband of Lisa Blackmon Knight, passed away Saturday, August 9th, 2014 at William Jennings Bryan Dorn V.A. Hospital in Columbia. He was born June 13, 1965 in Lancaster, a son of James Burrell Knight, Sr. and Clydia S. Knight. Jimmy was a loving Husband, Father, Son, Brother, Uncle, and Friend. He was a volunteer firefighter with Beaver Creek Fire Department. He loved spending time with his family. He enjoyed living on the lake, staying busy, and pulling pranks on everyone.
A service to celebrate the life of Mr. Knight will be held Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 3:00 pm at Liberty Hill Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Mary D. D’Alessio and the Rev. Dr. Eugene Rollins officiating. Burial will be in the Liberty Hill Presbyterian Church Memorial Garden.
Mr. Knight is survived by his wife, Lisa Blackmon Knight; a daughter, Rachael Lynne Knight of Lake Wateree; his parents, James Burrell Knight, Sr. and Clydia Small Knight of Lancaster; two sisters, Wren Knight Ridgeway of Lancaster and Jaye Knight Jackson of Lake Wylie; and a number of nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at the church following the service and other time at the home of James Burrell Knight, Sr. and Clydia Knight, 1874 Havenwood Drive, Lancaster.
Memorial contributions may be made to Liberty Hill Presbyterian Church, PO Box 170, Liberty Hill, SC 29074 or to Beaver Creek Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 139, Liberty Hill, SC 29074.
Notes to the family may be made at www.lancasterfuneralhome.com.
Lancaster Funeral Home & Cremation Service is serving the family of Mr. Knight.