William Knight was born April 24, 1938, in Stilwell, Oklahoma to Henry Knight, Sr. and Eliza Bunch and passed away June 6, 2022, in Stilwell, Oklahoma at the age of 84 years, 1 month, and 13 days.
William completed the ninth grade and later went back to school to complete his GED. He enlisted in the Navy in July of 1959 and spent 2 years on active duty and his remaining 4 years were spent in the reserves.
He married Wanda Sue Girdner of Stilwell, Oklahoma in 1976, and they celebrated 38 years together as a couple before Wanda passed away in 2014.
William was an avid reader, especially books regarding the medical field. If you were sick, he could tell you what the problem might be. He loved to cook, and his specialty was homemade bread.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife: Wanda; and 5 brothers.
William is survived by two sisters: Francis Fourkiller, and Francine Lydic; 4 nephews; 4 nieces; great nephews and great nieces.