Mr. Millard Bobby Knight, 87, of Harmony, N.C., died Tuesday, October 20, 2020, at Summit Place of Mooresville Assisted Living Center. Bobby was born on June 3, 1933, to Millard Davis and Olene Campbell Knight. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Margaret Salmon Knight, and a son, David Kent Knight.
Bobby served his country in the United States Army and then worked as a supervisor at Ingersoll Rand for 33 years. He was a long-time, dedicated member of Rock Springs Baptist Church in Harmony. Hobbies included worshipping God and studying scripture as well as making intricate carvings of wood into different items, especially canes! At Summit Place Assisted Living, he began carving soaps into figurines and took requests for other figures. Of special note were the praying hands that he did so well.
Survivors include two sons, Tony Michael Knight and Larry Dean Knight, and his wife, Maria; six grandchildren and six great grandchildren. He is also survived by his siblings Dean Knight, Marshall Knight and Billie Ann Roberts.
A Graveside Service will be held Monday, October 26, 2020, at 2 p.m. at Rock Springs Baptist Church Cemetery with Dr. Jesse Stroud officiating with full military rites.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to Rock Springs Baptist Church, 509 Rock Springs Church Road, Harmony NC 28634. Fond memories and condolences may be left at www.nicholsonfunerals.com.
Nicholson Funeral Home is serving the family.