Dale Knight


Dale Knight, age 82, of Buckhannon, W. Va., died Thursday, May 19, 2022, at his home. He was born December 26, 1939, in Braxton County, W. Va., a son of the late Glen Wesley and Mamie Mae Fisher Knight. On October 22, 1958, he married Rose Light, who survives.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters: Peggy Shahan, and Patty Jordon and husband Daymon, of Buckhannon; two granddaughterS: Heather McNemar and husband Bronson, of Buckhannon, and Kristy Elkon and husband Ben, of Golden, Colo.; two great-granddaughters: Amelia and Naomi Elkon, both of Golden; one grandson, Gunner McNemar, of Buckhannon; two brothers: Charles Knight, of Colton, Colo. and Gale Knight, of Ohio; two sisters: Myrtlebell Shipman and husband John, of Buckhannon, and Virginia Moore, of Greenville, Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers: Walter, Kenneth, Gilbert and James Knight, and five sisters: Susie Goodwin, Mildred and Hazel Knight, Elsie Smith and Judy Heater.

Mr. Knight loved his family and was loved in return. He was an avid old car enthusiast and trader of any and all things. After 34 years of service, Mr. Knight retired as a coal miner.

In honoring Mr. Knight’s wishes, he will be cremated. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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