Michael G. "Mike" Knight

Born: Fri., Aug. 13, 1954
Died: Tue., Nov. 7, 2017


Gathering of Family and Friends

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM, Sun., Nov. 12, 2017
Location: The Community Building


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MICHAEL G. “MIKE” KNIGHT, AGE 63

Michael G. “Mike” Knight, age 63 of Robinson, IL, passed away Tuesday November 7, 2017 at 7:00 PM at his residence.

Born August 13, 1954 in Rantoul, IL the son of James Fredrick and Madlyne Mae (Denson) Knight.  Michael was raised by his dad and Velda Knight.  On August 7, 2011 he married Kathy Sloan who survives.  He worked as an operator on the payday line at Hershey in Robinson, IL.

Survivors include his wife Kathy Knight, Robinson, IL, son and daughter-in-law Shannon and Mary Knight, Robinson, IL, daughter and son-in-law Michelle L. and Chad Adams, Robinson, IL, step-son Bill and Sarah Burke, Oblong, IL and two step-daughters Debra and Brent Anderson, Oblong, IL and Amy Carter, Robinson, IL.  Other survivors include one brother and sister-in-law Guy and Kate Knight, Oblong, IL along with twelve grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and three nephews.

Preceding him in death were his parents and a brother Greg Knight.

It was Michael’s wish to not have any services.  There will be a casual gathering of family and friends to celebrate Michael’s Life on Sunday November 12, 2017 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM at the Oblong Community Building, Oblong, IL.  A private family burial will be held in the Oblong Cemetery, Oblong, IL.

Memorial donations may be made to the Southeastern Illinois Hospice with envelopes available at or may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home, P.O. Box 121, Oblong, IL 62446.

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David D Davis
   Posted Thu November 09, 2017
Back in 1970/71 I came to Robinson an the frist boy's I met was this buch of boy that made me part of there world an it was MIKEL KNIGHT=GRAY HOLLY=RANDY HARRIS=SKIP SIMPSON = THAT WAS ONE OF THE BEST YEARS OF MY LIVE HE WILL BE MISS BY ALL THAT KNOW HIM MY PRAY GO OUT TOO YOU ALL AT THIS TIME

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