In Loving Memory

Bob Knight, d. Jan. 20, 2015

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 In Loving Memory

June 30, 1952 – January 20, 2015

Tybee Island

Robertsdale, AL

Robert “Bob” Michael Knight, 62, passed away on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 in Robertsdale. He loved playing and building guitars, was a sports car enthusiast, and loved to build computers from components.  He enjoyed photography and reading a great book.  Bob was a knowledgeable music historian who was often called on to name the track, album or artist, especially obscure and little known songs. He was a great cook, known for lasagna and his gumbo.  He was also a master of BBQ.  Bob was a go-to-guy.  If you had a problem he could probably help you. He was a good friend and a loving husband for 21 years of marriage.

He is survived by his loving wife, Heather Knight; three daughters, Becky (Chad) Totten, Michelle Sayre and Melissa Sayre; two sons, Michael Sayre and Dylan Knight; mother, Pat Knight; four sisters, Connie Jackson, Beverly Threatt, Gabby Mulcahay and Hillary Reinsch; six grandchildren, Duane, Elisha, Jeffrey, Corbin, Jonathan and Levi; one great grandchild, Naomi and many other relatives and friends.

A memorial service will be held from 5:00pm to 10:00pm on Friday, January 23, 2015, at the Gulf State Park Pavilion. Come share your memories and go as you wish. Expressions of condolence may be offered at hughesfh.com. Arrangements are by Hughes Funeral Home and Crematory, 7951 American Way, Daphne, AL 36526.

18 Comments

  1. Melonie

    I’m bein’ followed by a moon shadow, moon shadow…

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  2. Lee Korb

    I am proud to call him a friend. I am reminded of him every time I see a backgammon game and remember our games with a bottle of wine. You taught me too well old friend! Also talking music and history was always enjoyable and educating. A true friend and one of the best human beings I have ever met. Rest in peace old friend. You have left an incredible legacy.

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  3. Louise & Ray Guilbault

    Dear Heather and family.
    Bob’s passing came as a shock and is still unbelievable. Our deepest sympathy to everyone.
    May you rest in peace dear nephew.
    All our love, Aunt Louise, Uncle Ray and cousins.

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  4. Guy Landry

    Bob was a good man, good parent, and good friend. Godspeed my friend.

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  5. Doris Bugera

    Heather,
    We met you, Bobby, and Dylan when you came to Thamesville, Ontario. I was very impressed by your family, You were a very loving husband, wife and son. Please accept my condolences for the very shocking, and sudden death of Bobby. I know he will be missed, and fondly remembered by all those who met him. May the concern and sympathy of those who care help you through this difficult time.
    Cousins Doris and Dan

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  6. Lori Cochrane

    May all of your memories help you find peace in this difficult time. Bob was a great cousin but living in Canada I only had a few opportunities to see him over the years. I remember all of the hard work he put into making the Legal family tree which I treasure the copy he sent me. Deep sympathy to the entire family.

    Love Lori ( Legal) Rob and Nick Cochrane.xo

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  7. David Williams

    Heather and Kids
    I am sorry to hear about Bob”s passing, Bob and I go way back 1982 or and I was very fond of Bob
    for he helped with my computer issues, he was a supper guy…My wife and I will be praying for you and the family.

    God Bless you and family
    David Williams
    Dallas TX

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  8. cindy

    Missy, i am so sorry for you & your familys loss.
    May your Dad REST IN PEACE!
    Love u
    Cindy

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  9. Dayna Fuller

    Heather, I was very sorry to hear of your loss. I still remember Bob joining in on my Derby party and taking great care to help judge the hat contest. I know he will be missed!

    Keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers,
    Dayna Fuller

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  10. Carmel Larabie

    My deepest condolences to Bobby’s entire family. I am Bob’s cousin and because we lived so far away, only met him on a couple of occasions. I have begun to know him vicariously a little through some of the comments made on Facebook by family and friends. He certainly sounds like he was a tremendous Father, son, Grandpa and friend to all. Regardless of how well we knew each other, there is a deep feeling of loss when a family member passes. Rest in peace, my dear cousin. Special prayers for my sweet Auntie Pat. xox

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  11. connie knight jackson

    Oh to my dearest brother you will be missed so much. I can now only go back to the wonderful memories of our childhood growing up together. I love you so very much and my heart is so sad. rest in peace my dearest brother Robert Michael Joseph Knight. YOUR loving SISTER CONNIE

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  12. Jennifer McMillan

    So sorry to hear about Mr. Bob…My thoughts and prayers are with you Dylan and the family at this time.

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  13. Liz & Bob Jones

    Bob Knight was a loved and respected member of the J & J Furniture family for several years. We are blessed with many special “Bob Knight” memories that will continue to be cherished. Bob came by the Springhill store earlier this month and visited . I only wish more of his fellow co-workers could have been here that day. Our love and prayers go out to Heather and the entire family. We know he will be greatly missed.

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  14. Michael Sayre

    The stars fell on Alabama that night.

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  15. Mark & Jill Larabie

    To the Knight Family
    Thanks Bobby for all the help in 1975 to put a throw out bearing in my half ton truck. A two hour job that took us all day and part of the evening. Skinned knuckles, a bit of cussing and a pail of grease but we finished the job and I laughed about it for days. A great cousin and friend. Rest in peace Bob.
    Mark Larabie, Yarker, Ontario

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  16. Barbara ,Robert, Ivan, Jeremy, Mark Ulrich

    Was so sorry to hear about my nephews passing. The Lord will take care of him, God Bless the whole family at this time. Love You all. Aunt, Uncle and cousins Ulrich’s.

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  17. Barbara ,Robert, Ivan, Jeremy, Mark Ulrich

    We are so very sorry.

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  18. Barbara Ulrich

    sorry about your sorrow.

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