Beersheba Springs resident Horace N. Knight, 83, died Wednesday, Dec. 14 at his home.
He was retired from Carrier Corporation and enjoyed logging with mules in his younger days.
He was born Aug. 6, 1928 to Albert and Bernice Miller Knight, who preceded him in death along with his son, Horace Newton Knight Jr.; brother Dennis Knight; sisters Lucille Knight and Vernie Green.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Ruth King Knight; daughters, Nadine (Larry) Richardson, Deborah (Barry Hennessee) Williams, Marsha (Wendell) Smartt, Polly (Rickey) Whitman, Regina (Lindsey) Stewart and Wanda (Michael) Whitman; sisters, Josephine Grimes and Georgia (David) Nunley; brother, Albert “Hooty” (Jean) Knight; sister-in-law, Georgia Knight; brother-in-law, Paul Green; 15 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Layne Funeral Home chapel with Barry Whitaker and Micah Roberts officiating. Burial will follow at Hunerwadel Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. today at Layne Funeral Home in Altamont.
Layne Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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