Richard Neil


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Richard Neil Knight

Apr 14 1961 - Jul 27 2010

Richard Neil Knight, age 49, of Gunter, Texas, passed away July 27, 2010. Richard was born April 14, 1961 in McKinney, Texas, to Bennie Halford and Kathryn (Rouse) Knight. He married Pam Paladino on February 21, 1987. Richard graduated from McKinney High School in 1979. He was a farmer and a member of First Christian Church in McKinney. He is survived by his wife, Pam Knight of Gunter, Texas; sons, Richard Wayne Knight of San Diego, California and Jason Terrell and wife, Jessica of Aubrey, Texas; daughters, Jenifer Knight of Gunter, Texas and Brandi Terrell and fiancé, John Cook of Allen, Texas; grandchildren, Bryce Strebeck and Emma Terrell; mother, Kathryn Knight; brothers, Allen Knight and wife, Karen of McKinney, Texas, Kent Knight and wife, Kris of Lucas, Texas, and Steven Knight and wife, Kim of Princeton, Texas; sisters, Sharon Gotcher and husband, Jimmy of McKinney, Texas and Cynthia Wills of Lucas, Texas; mother-in-law, Sandy Young of Gunter, Texas; and numerous other loving family and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Bennie Knight, brother, James Edward Knight, and brother-in-law, Scott Wills. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, July 30, 2010, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel in Allen, Texas with Dr. Neill Grimes officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park in Allen. The family will receive friends during a visitation beginning at 7:00 p.m., Thursday at the funeral home.
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