Raymond C. Knight

Raymond C. Knight, 82, of 435 Twentier Lane, Portersville, PA (Perry Twp.), passed away peacefully at the Jameson Hospital in New Castle on Thursday, July 1 2010 at 11:15 P.M.

He was born in Ellwood City on March 27, 1928 to the late Thomas Knight and the late Ida Eicholz Knight.

He attended Princeton High School and worked as a truck driver and tipple operator at Kerry Coal Co. in Portersville for many years.

Raymond was an avid hunter.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 51 years, Mary Grace Hulick Knight, who died July 23, 2000; and by one son, Mark Allen Knight, who died May 30 1981.

The last of his family, he was also preceded by five brothers and three sisters: Gad Baxter, William Mathes, Chuck Mathes, Thomas Knight, Elizabeth Groves, Effie May Kane, Forrest Knight, and Leora McMurdy.

He is survived by one daughter, Debbie Knight, of Portersville, and by one son, Ronald G. Knight, of North Carolina.

One granddaughter, Nicole Jack, also survives, as well two great grandsons.

Friends will be received from 2-4 & 7-9 P.M. on Monday, July 5, 2010 in the TURNER FUNERAL HOME of Ellwood City, Sixth Street at Park Avenue.

Services will be conducted at TURNER’S on Tuesday, July 6, 2010 at 11:00 A.M.

Burial will be in Mountville Cemetery, Perry Township.

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