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Charles L. KnightPassing: May 9, 2011

Service:

Chastain Funeral Home

Friday,May13,2011, 10:30 am

Visitation:

Chastain Funeral Home

Thursday,May12,2011, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Friday,May13,2011, 09:30 am - 10:30 am

Cemetery:

Mitchell Cemetery

Friday,May13,2011

MITCHELL Charles L. Knight, 87, Mitchell, passed away at 3:20 a.m. Monday, May 9, 2011, at Mitchell Manor Living and Rehabilitation Center.

Born March 15, 1924, in Bedford, he was the son of Lawrence A. and Clara B. (Holmes) Knight. He married Virginia L. “Ginny” (Dougherty) McMinds January 1, 2001.

He was a restaurant manager for 30 years, was in real estate sales for 17 years, and was a member of the Board of Realtors until his retirement. He graduated from Mitchell High School in 1942 and was a member of the Mitchell Presbyterian Church.

Charles was a U. S. Navy veteran of World War II, and a member of American Legion Post No. 250.

Surviving: wife,
Virginia L. “Ginny” Knight, Mitchell
daughter,
Janet Noe and husband, Charlie, Mitchell
Janet’s mother,
Beulah (Clouse) Davis, Mitchell
step children,
Mark S. Riker and wife, Denise, Bedford
Peter J. McMinds III and wife, Lisa, Columbus
Jennifer (McMinds) Horton, Evanston, Wyoming
Patricia J. (McMinds) Stanley and husband, Stuart, Lakewood, CO
granddaughters,
Beth True, Orleans
Jennifer Bush, Mitchell
13 step grandchildren
3 great grandchildren
8 step great grandchildren

His parents; sisters, Pauline D. May and Katherine R. Byers; and step granddaughter, preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 10:30 Friday, May 13, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home with Rev. Carl Brown and Lee Hupp officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery with military honors accorded by American Legion Post No. 250 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.

Friends may call from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday and from 9:30 a.m. until the service on Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial Gifts: American Legion Post No. 250.

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12 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Nancy Waters | Paoli, IN
    Date: May 18, 2011
    Ginny, We are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers at the Paoli Presbyterian Church. I am sorry for your loss even as I know that there is rejoicing among the great Communion of Saints. May God bless and comfort you and your families. Rev. Nancy Waters
  2. Guest: Gay L. Baker | Mt. Vernon, IN
    Date: May 17, 2011
    Ginny, I am so sorry to read of your loss. Charlie was a wonderful man and I know you have many special memories that will be with you forever! What I remember about Charlie at church was that he always had a smile on his face! May God lift you up and also your family during this difficult time. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.
  3. Guest: Pam & Joe Vanzant | Mitchell, IN
    Date: May 14, 2011
    Janet and Family, We are so sorry to hear of Charlie's passing. He was such a nice man and I really enjoyed working with him.
  4. Guest: Melissa True | Morgantown, IN
    Date: May 12, 2011
    Janet & Family Granny, so sorry that the girls and I didnt make it down with bubs to see you...we are thinking of you, and love you. Love Melissa, Madison, and Adalyn
  5. Guest: Clara Swaim | Schererville, IN
    Date: May 12, 2011
    My heart felt sympathy. You are in my heart and prayers.
  6. Guest: HAROLD AND HELEN NEIL | GRIFFITH , IN
    Date: May 12, 2011
    DEAR GINNY, WE SHARE YOUR GRIEF AS MUCH AS WE POSSIBLY CAN. ALL OF YOUR FRIENDS IN LAKE COUNTY SEND YOU THEIR BEST. MAY CHARLIE REST IN PEACE.
  7. Guest: Sue King Lovelace | Harrisville, MI
    Date: May 11, 2011
    Janet and Family, My love, thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time of grief. Sue
  8. Guest: Katie Garvey | COLUMBUS, IN
    Date: May 11, 2011
    Dear GG and Family, I was sad to hear of Charlie's death. I always enjoyed being around him and you. Your sorrow will fade, but your memories of Charlie will linger forever! My thoughts are with you and your family!
  9. Guest: Shaunta Cornwell Dunbar | Fort Hood, TX
    Date: May 10, 2011
    Ginny and Family, Im so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you always.
  10. Guest: Susan Mather | Indianapolis, IN
    Date: May 10, 2011
    Janet & family, I am sorry for you loss. It was nice to see your dad when my dad passed away. They were close classmates and I am sure they shared a lot of good memories that we will never know about. Susan & Tom Mather
  11. Guest: Norma Haesloop | Payson, AZ
    Date: May 10, 2011
    Ginny, So sorry to hear about Charlie. Thinking about you, and wish we lived closer, especially at this time. Love, Norma
  12. Guest: Virginia Ford | Weatherford, TX
    Date: May 10, 2011
    Aunt Virginia, I'm so sorry for your loss, our prayers are with you.
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