Obituary of Dickie Knight
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Dewey “Dickie” Edward Knight, 89, widower of Elizabeth “Betty” Knight, died Wednesday, December 29, 2021, at Prisma Health Tuomey Hospital. Born in Bennettsville, SC, he was a son of the late D. D. Knight and Thelma H. Knight. Dickie was a U. S. Navy veteran of the Korean War. He retired from General Telephone Company, Tuomey Hospital, and was later employed with Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home. He was also a member of St. Mark United Methodist Church. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather. He is survived by 4 sons, Michael Knight (Kim), Steve Knight (Cheryl), John Knight (Linda) and Charles Knight (Tammy), all of Sumter; 13 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Hope Knight Peavy. A private graveside service will be held. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of one’s choice. On-line condolences may be made at www.sumterfunerals.com Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, 221 Broad Street, Sumter, is in charge of the arrangements (803) 775-9386.
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