Robert Andrew “Andy” Knight, 67, of Nutter Fork Community, Doddridge County, passed away Oct. 27, 2013, at the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport.
He was born Sept. 21, 1946 on Nutter Fork, on his family farm, a son of the late Leo “Dick” Knight and Glenna (Kinney) Knight.
Andy retired after 30 years service for Bell Atlantic, which is now Verizon. He was an installer/repairman and had worked out of the West Union and Pennsboro offices. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing. Andy was a great storyteller and had a great sense of humor. He always wanted to hear people laugh. Andy was a member of the Smithburg United Methodist Church where he formerly held numerous church positions.
Surviving is his loving wife of 40 years, Diana Lynne (Cox) Knight; two daughters, April Heather Knight-Trent (John) of Stockton, N.J. and Andrea Brooke Knight Fitzgerald of West Union; four grandchildren, Jennifer and Johnathon Trent and Ryan and Kieryn Fitzgerald; and a brother, Stephen Layne Knight of Martinsburg, W.Va. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by five siblings, Fred and Michael Knight, Pamela Underwood, Patricia Daugherty and Vicky Knight; and granddaughter, Autumn Grace Trent.
Funeral services will be Thursday, 1 p.m. at the McCullough Funeral Home, Pennsboro, with Pastor Bill Davis and Larry Cottrill officiating. Interment will follow at the Kinney Family Cemetery on Nutter Fork. Visitation will be Wednesday, 4-8 p.m. and until service time on Thursday.
Online guests may send condolences to the family by visiting www.mcculloughraiguel.com