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Charles Edward McKnight

Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio, USA
Death 3 Jun 2013 (aged 53)
Ohio, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 111811007 · View Source
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Charles Edward McKnight, 53, of Cambridge, passed away on Monday, June 3, 2013.

He was born in Portsmouth, Ohio on Dec. 21, 1959, a son of Charles E. McKnight Jr. of Waverly, Ohio, and the late Kathleen (Campbell) McKnight.

Mr. McKnight was a graduate of Waverly High School in 1978, then Ohio University in 1984 and Capital University Law School in 1988. He was an Attorney-at-Law with his own practice in Cambridge for 21 years. He was a member of St. Benedict Catholic Church where he was a long time volunteer. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 1641, a board member of the Cambridge Performing Arts Centre, a member of the Guernsey County Bar Association and the Ohio State Bar Association. In addition to these accomplishments he considered his greatest achievement his three sons.

Surviving are: his father, Charles E. McKnight Jr. of Waverly; wife, Laurie (Rochon) McKnight of Cambridge whom he married on Feb. 16, 1991; sons, Matthew, Jeffrey and Gregory McKnight, all of Cambridge; four sisters, Julia (Eldon) Pittenger of Jackson, Karen (Tom) Tiefert of Greenwood, Ind., Lois (Jim) Rapp of Waverly, Debi (John) Saczawa of Powell; a brother John (Nancy) McKnight of Haymarket, Va.; his mother- and father-in-law, Edward (Judie) Rochon of Westerville; sisters-in-law, Ann (John) Lodder of Alexandria, Amy (Blaine) White of Glenview, Ill.; brother-in-law, David (Nori) Rochon of Suwanee, Ga., and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

Charles was preceded in death by two brothers, Byron McKnight and Paul McKnight.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, June 5, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Bundy-Law Funeral Home. The Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday at Christ Our Light Parish at 11 a.m., with the church open at 10 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Benedict Elementary School, 220 North 7th Street, Cambridge, Ohio 43725 or to Bishop Rosecrans High School, 1040 East Main Street, Zanesville, Ohio 43701. Mr. McKnight's online tribute wall may be viewed and signed at


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