William "Bill" Knight

January 11, 1946 ~ June 28, 2018 (age 72)

William “Bill” Knight, age 72, of Pearl passed away on Thursday, June 28, 2018 at his home. A Memorial Service will be Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at 2:00pm at Ott and Lee in Brandon with visitation starting at 1:00pm. Bill was born in Copiah County on January 11, 1946 to the late Willie George Knight and Eunice Boykin Knight. He was of the Nazarene faith, served in the National Guard as  114th MP Officer, attended JSU, and retired from the City of Jackson Water Department. He is preceded in death by two siblings, Billy and Mary. Bill is survived by his loving wife Betty Knight; children, Kimberly, John, Willard, Karen, Joy, Tonia, Tony, Jasmin, and Alexis; and a host of other relatives and friends. Online condolences may be made at

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