Edwin H. Knight


SALEM, Ohio — Edwin Henry Knight,  80, died May 1, 2014 at Salem Regional Medical Center.
He was born Oct. 24, 1933 to James and Dillie (Neal) Knight in Oil City, Pa.

He is survived by his wife, Alice Jane (Wise) Knight whom he married on Sept. 24, 1951; son, Frederick, of Salem and a daughter, Laura Justice, of Mt. Orab, Ohio, two sisters, Elva Fink and Josie Knight both of Oil City, Pa.  He also left behind nine grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

He worked at the Pennsoil Refinery, in Rouseville, Pa. for 10 years. The next 24 years he worked for Penn Power until his retirement in 1990. He lived the next 14 years in Hobe Sound, Fla. and in 2004 returned to Salem, Ohio.

Knight was preceded in death by his stepfather, Rev. W.A. Robbie, a half-brother, Charles Knight, half-sister, Mattie Clark, a brother, John and a granddaughter.

He attended the Salem Wesleyan Methodist Church.

A time of visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. May 9, at the Arbaugh-Pearce-Greensien and Sons Funeral Home, 1617 E. State St., Salem, and from noon to 2 p.m. May 10 at the Oak Grove Church, 10 Oak Grove Road, Mercer, Pa.

The funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. May 10 at the Oak Grove Church with the Rev Stanley Grabill of the Salem church officiating.

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