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Stephen Andrew McKnight

  • Birth 27 Aug 1976
  • Death 3 Apr 2009 Lawndale, Cleveland County, North Carolina, USA
  • Burial Shelby, Cleveland County, North Carolina, USA
  • Plot Veteran Section
  • Memorial ID 35512674

Stephen Andrew McKnight
(August 27, 1976 - April 3, 2009)

Mr. Stephen Andrew McKnight, 32, of 177 Gray Fox Drive, Lawndale died Friday, April 03, 2009 at home.
Born August 27, 1976 in Cleveland County, he was a son of Stephen Weldon McKnight and Joyce Cooper McKnight both of Shelby.

Mr. McKnight has had 12 years employment with PPG Industries in Shelby as a sliver handler. He was an active member of Blessed Way Baptist Church of Lawndale and was a member of Lonesome Pine Hunting Club of South Carolina. Stephen was a loving family man who was loved by everyone who knew him.

Mr. McKnight was preceded in death by mother-in-law, Carolyn Sanders; grandmother, Inez Russ Cooper; grandfather, W.W. McKnight and special uncle, Ben Smith.

Mr. McKnight is survived by his wife of 12 years, Tammy Sanders McKnight, son, Andrew Weldon McKnight of the home; brother, Timothy McKnight and wife, Rebecca of Weaverville; grandmother, Gladys McKnight of Shelby; grandfather, Harrill Cooper of Lattimore; father-in –law and mother-in-law, Kemp "Buddy" and Marlene Sanders of Lawndale; nephew, Samuel James McKnight of Weaverville; special aunt, Rhonda McKnight Smith of Florida; two special friends, Scott Newcomb and Nick Beaver; also survived by a number of aunts, uncles and other family members and many wonderful friends.

The family will receive friends Sunday, April 5, 2009 from 5:30 until 7:00 PM at Stamey Funeral Home in Fallston. At other times the family will be at the home, 177 Grey Fox Drive, Lawndale.

Funeral services will be Monday at 2:00 PM at Blessed Way Baptist Church in Lawndale with Rev. Tommy Cook and Rev. Gene Bumgardner officiating.

Memorials may be made to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Carolinas Chapter, PO Box 639, Wilson, NC 27894.

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  • Created by: Anita & Bob Johnson~Always in Our Hearts~
  • Added: 4 Apr 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 35512674
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Stephen Andrew McKnight (27 Aug 1976–3 Apr 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 35512674, citing Cleveland Memorial Park, Shelby, Cleveland County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Anita & Bob Johnson~Always in Our Hearts~ (contributor 46626586) .