Walter Willard Knight, 86, passed away on Friday,
January 23, 2015 at the Gordon House. He was born in
Greene County on February 23, 1928 to the late
Walter and Lillian Morris Knight.
He proudly served our country in the United
States Army and retired after 23 years of service.
He is survived by his sons, Greg Knight and his
wife, Tracy and Timothy Knight and his wife, Judy;
six sisters, Silena Morris, Gerry Shifflett, Doris
French, Densel Ramsey, Patsy Lang, Gloria Powell;
one brother, Jarrell Knight; and his grandchildren,
Jason, Griffin, Colby, Cooper, Janell, Daniel and
In addition to his parents he was preceded in
death by his brothers, Sanford, Thelbert, Delford
and Wayne Knight.
A funeral service will be held 11:00 A.M.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at Ryan Funeral Home,
12819 Spotswood Trail, Ruckersville, VA 22968.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to
Interment will follow in
Evergreen Church Cemetery with
military honors provided by the United States Army.
An online guestbook is available at