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Charles Gordon Knight

July 17, 1945 — December 29, 2019

Charles Gordon Knight, 74, of Columbia City passed away peacefully at 4:45 a.m. on Sunday, December 29, 2019 at his brother's home in Burr Oak, Noble County, IN.

He was born in West Virginia on July 17, 1945, the son of James C. and Hazel Katherine Collins) Knight. His formative years were spent in West Virginia and he attended Grafton High School. He married Claudia Lynn Huntley on April 29, 1972 at the Columbia City United Methodist Church.

Charles moved from West Virginia coming to Indiana, then to Florida, returning back to Indiana; in the early 1980's he and his wife moved to Texas where he worked for Flame Tech in Cedar Park for over 30 years and a machinist. In 2015 they returned to Columbia City.

He is survived by his wife Claudia L. Knight, Fort Wayne; 5 siblings, Keith (Carol) Knight, EauClaire, WI, Linda Dignan, Warren, OH, Richard (Kathy) Knight, Albion, Karen Young, Morganton, NC and Patricia Foster, Columbia City. He is also survived by several nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will be from 9-11:00am Saturday, January 4, 2020 at DeMoney-Grimes, A Life Story Funeral Home, Columbia City. Pastor Mark Woods of the Burr Oak Baptist Church will be officiating. Committal services and burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery. Memorial bequest may be given in Mr. Knight's memory to Parkview Noble Hospice.


DeMoney-Grimes a Life Story Funeral Home
600 Countryside Drive Columbia City, Indiana 46725

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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