John A. "Johnny" Knight, 60, Lenoir City, passed away Monday, April 15, 2013. Johnny served in the U.S. Army National Guard during the Vietnam era. He was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church and a former employee of Wilburn Hardware.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Irene Knight. Survived by his wife of 41 years, Shirley Diane Knight; daughter and son-in-law, Tonya and Edward "Boy" Lee; son, Britt Knight and fiancee, Tina Grizzle; "special daughter," Jessica Knight of North Carolina; grandchildren, Edward Lee, Hailey Lee and fiancé, B.J. Collins, Anna Belle Lee, Eric and Cody Knight; "special grandson," Freddie Espinoza; special aunt and cousin, Ann and Kathi Mickel; several brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, aunts, uncles and cousins.
The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the Click Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. George Seay and Rev. Eddie Chasteen officiating. Burial will follow in the Lakeview Cemetery. Military honors will be conferred by the Loudon County Veterans Honor Guard. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the funeral home to help with funeral expenses. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City is in charge of arrangements. www.clickfuneralhome.com