Robert “Bob” Knight, age 83, of Toledo, passed away peacefully Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Toledo with his loving family by his side. He was born July 18, 1935 to Hiram and Adell (Williams) Knight in Montgomery, Alabama. Bob was a loving, caring, father, paw paw, brother and friend. He enjoyed his western movies, blue jeans and flannel shirts. Bob loved his soul food, especially black eyed peas, greens, turkey wings and potatoes. He always had a cookie jar for the grandkids and ice cream. Bob will be sorely missed by all who knew and loved him.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Annette; son-in-law, Darrell McMillian, Sr.; siblings, Willy James, Ezel Knight, Charles Norman, Irene Chambers-Brown, Alberta Brown, Alyss Marie-Hicks, Lonnie Knight, Hampton Knight, Ulysses Knight and Mary Knight-Sharp.
Bob is survived by his loving children, Sabrina McMillian and Robert (Dorthea) Farris; step-children, Regina Qualls, Tyrone (Shannon) Burks, Yvette Derden, Donna Nichols, Keree (Angela) Farris, Terrell Farris, Latrice Farris, Olinda Farris, Dina Farris, Lisa Rogers, Gayla (Eric) McCoy and Damon Farris; a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren; siblings, Hilmon Knight and Hiram Knight, Jr.; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends.
The family will receive guests on Saturday, May 11, 2019 from 2 – 4:00 p.m. at Newcomer – Northwest Chapel, 4150 W. Laskey Rd., Toledo (419-473-0300) with Funeral Services beginning at 4:00 p.m. in the funeral home.
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