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Rev. Eugene Mcknight

June 23, 1942 — July 21, 2015

Rev. Eugene McKnight, age 73, of Dawson Springs, KY passed away on Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at his residence. Rev. McKnight was born June 23, 1942 in Christian County, KY to the late Joseph Earl McKnight and Edith Tylene Bennett McKnight. He retired as a masonry contractor and was the senior pastor of the New Hope Holiness Church.



Rev. McKnight is survived by his wife of fifty two years ~ Linda Dockery McKnight; four daughters ~ Lexia (Brian) Lovik, Kim (Doug) Barnett, Roxie (Bryan) Henson, Tammy McKnight; four brothers ~ Rev. Bobby (Regina) McKnight, James Earl (Liddy Ann) McKnight, Butch (Dorothy) McKnight and Ricky (Cheryl) McKnight; three sisters ~ Deanie (Joe) Rollin, Sandy (Cletus) Messamore, Barbara Ann Perry; ten grandchildren ~ Dustin Morris, Lyndsie Follin Gipson, Casey Barnett, Jessica Follin Shelton, Davory Morris, Angel Barnett, Austin McKnight, Morgan Henson, Bradon Henson, and Josh Garrett; twelve great grandchildren ~ Haleigh Barnett, Katie Morris, Caleb Townsend, Casey Garrett, Lillian Morris, Layne Morris, Marleigh Barnett, Audri Garrett, Jaelynn Ann Gipson, Jaxson Eugene Gipson, Jeremiah James Gipson, and Maddie Paige Shelton.



He was preceded in death by his parents, a son ~ Tony Eugene McKnight, a still born brother ~ Chucky McKnight, and two grandsons ~ Skylar Eugene Barnett and Jacob McDonald.



Visitation for Rev. Eugene McKnight will be Saturday, July 25, 2015 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Beshear Funeral Home in Dawson Springs, KY and again on Sunday, July 26, 2015 from 9:00 AM until the funeral hour at 2:00 PM at Beshear Funeral Home. The service will be officiated by Rev. Thurman Harris, and burial will follow at Walnut Grove Cemetery.

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Visitation

Sunday, July 26, 2015

9:00am - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Beshear Funeral Home

, Dawson Springs, KY 42408

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Service

Sunday, July 26, 2015

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Beshear Funeral Home

, Dawson Springs, KY 42408

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