Everett Russell Knight Sr.
March 13, 1932 - March 27, 2019

Everett Russell Knight Sr.

Everett Russell Knight Sr.
Mar 13, 1932 - Mar 27, 2019

Everett Russell Knight Sr.

MUSCATINE, Iowa - Everett Russell Knight Sr., 87, of Muscatine, passed away on Wednesday, March 27, 2019.

Graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 13, 2019, in the Soldiers Section of Greenwood Cemetery. Military Honors will be provided by the Honor Guard of Muscatine County. A time of food and fellowship will follow the service at the American Legion. There will be no visitation. The Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences: www.wittichfuneralhome.com

Everett was born on March 13, 1932, in Wapello, the son of Leo C. and Milda Fail Knight. His first marriage was to Donna Hain and he later married Shirley O'Haven.

He was a veteran of the US Army serving during World War II and Korean Conflict. He was a past member of the American Legion.

He enjoyed fishing, watching football and served as a Boy Scout leader.

Those left to honor his memory include his children, Deborah Kemper of Muscatine, David Knight of Nichols, Todd Johnson of Indianola, Todd Knight of Davenport, Everett Knight Jr., and Chad Knight, both of Muscatine, and Trish Larson of Wapello; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; four brothers, Richard, Melvin, George, and Stephen Knight, all of Muscatine; and two sisters, Jackie Ramsdall of Muscatine, and Janet Jones of Dixon, Iowa.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Dennis Knight; two brothers, William and Leo L. Knight; and four sisters, Helen, in infancy, and Josephine Ellison, Melba Wiegand, and Audrey Hayes.


Jose Torres (puertas) on Apr 7, 2019

Everett knight jr, this is your best friend from way back, email if you get this post. At my name is Joe, (torres1662@gmail.com). Miss you lots

Jose Torres (puertas) on Apr 7, 2019

Iam very sorry about your dad, he was a good man. This is Jose Torres, Everett knight jr. Best friend from back in out teens. . He was a very good scout leader. My prayers and thoughts. RIP

Diane Schwartz Rivera on Apr 2, 2019

Everett was a wonderful and kind man. I have many fond memories of him from his time at the 339th mp company. He taught me a lot. I will definitely miss him. We used to carpool to drill. He always had a story to tell.

Brian Wolfe on Apr 2, 2019

Chad, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Brian and Lori Wolfe

Kathy Townsley on Apr 2, 2019

Everett Chad an family... So sorry for your loss
Thoughts an prayers to all of you.. Kathy Carter

Jim and Nancy Taube on Apr 1, 2019

Deb and family. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you at this difficult time.
Jim and Nancy Taube



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1814 Lucas Street
Muscatine, Iowa 52761
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