Harry “Pap Harry” Knight, 92 of Powhatan Point, Ohio died Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at the Wheeling Hospital.
He was born May 14, 1926 in Shadyside, Ohio a son of the late George Dewey and Anna Mae Planey Knight.
Harry was a retired master mechanic for the former North American Coal Corporation’s Number 1 Mine in Powhatan Point and a Methodist by faith. He was a US Army veteran of World War II, a member of the VFW Post 5565 and American Legion Post 228 both of Powhatan Point.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Phyllis L. Green Knight in 1990, one daughter, Denise C. Bell in 2004, two brothers, Joseph and Dewey Knight and a sister, Wilma Knight.
Surviving are his children, Dwain (Ann) Knight of Flushing, Ohio, Robert Knight, Bonita (Jim) DeLongo, Terri (Craig) Ollom and Alicia (Ed) Binni, one brother, Harold (Lorna) Knight all of Powhatan Point, Ohio and one sister, Mildred Huff of Tampa, Florida. Also twelve grandchildren, two step grandchildren, twenty-four great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 186 Main Street Powhatan Point, Ohio on Sunday from 2 to 8 pm where services will be held on Monday at 11 am with Pastor Lorna Knight officiating. Interment in the Powhatan Cemetery with Full Military Honors by the Powhatan Veterans Honor Guard.
Share your thoughts and memories with Harry’s family at www.bauknechtaltmeyer. com.