Thomas Michael “Mike” Knight passed away September 14, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. Mike was known to many people and a friend to most. He was retired from CP&L/Progress Energy after 35 years of dedicated service. He was involved in many things, from coaching baseball to serving on boards of many civic groups. He was a musician with the Florence Symphony Orchestra. His main passion was children. He spent numerous hours mentoring at several area schools. His other lifelong passions were photography and flying. He enjoyed meeting everyone he took pictures of. He had the ability to make everyone smile through his contagious smile. He was a graduate of The University of South Carolina and served in the Vietnam War in the Navy.
He is survived by his very loving wife of 47 years and our great mother, Judy. Three sons, Tony (Norma) Knight of Cheraw, Greg Knight of Hilton Head and Jeffery (Kelly) Knight of Florence. His brother Rick Knight of Florence. His grandchildren, Claire Knight, Michael Knight, Brittany Knight, and Samantha Knight. Step-grandchildren Elizabeth Grant-Burton, Neil Grant, and Elaine Grant Jones. Step-great-grandchildren, Izzy Burton, Lilly Burton, Noah Grant, Ian Grant, Scarlett Jones and hundreds of “adopted” kids.
The family will receive friends 3:00PM to 6:00PM Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Kiser Funeral Home. Cheraw, SC.
Memorials to: McLeod Cancer Center, c/o McLeod Health Foundation, P.O. Box 100551, Florence, SC 29502-0551
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