Dickie Knight

Obituary of Dickie Knight

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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