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Thomas J.C. Knight Sr.

February 14, 1934 ~ November 27, 2020 (age 86)


On November 27, 2020, our beloved father, Thomas J.C. Knight, Sr. was called home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  He was born in Montgomery, Alabama on February 14, 1934, to Mitchell and Emma Knight, Sr.  He moved to Gary, Indiana in 1956.  Shortly after he moved to Gary, he started his own business- Thomas Tile Service in 1960.  He was very successful with his business until his retirement in 2014.  Most of all, our father's wish is to be remembered  as a born again Christian, who loved his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ his entire life.  He was affiliated with Mount Hermon for over 25 years.  Preceded in death by his wife, Ethel Eyvonne Knight and son, Clarence Knight; four brothers, Mitchell Knight, Jr., James Knight,  Benjamin Knight, and Francis Joe Knight ; seven sisters,  Melvonia Knight, Martha Kennedy, Eliza Williams, Mary Knight, Emma Jean Knight, Lula Mae Knight, and Mary German.  He leaves to cherish his memories: four sons, Thomas Knight, Jr., Frank Knight, Larry Knight, and Craig Knight; four daughters, Johnnae Gullett-Diaz, Connie Knight, Felicia Knight-Goodman, and Angela Knight; brother, Isaac Knight, and sister, Clara Mae Knight both of Montgomery, Alabama; twelve grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; ten great-great grandchildren, and a host of many other family members and dear friends.   Our father, Mr. Thomas J.C. Knight, Sr. was well-loved and respected in his community.  "Father, you will forever live in our hearts. "   Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the services for Mr. Knight will be PRIVATE ! 

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