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Reverend Norman Lee Knight, Sr.

Reverend Norman Lee Knight, Sr.
  • October 2, 1929 - November 12, 2017
  • Ravenel, South Carolina
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to
  • St. Andrews Parish United Methodist Church
    2604 Ashley River Road
    Charleston, SC 29414
  • or to
  • Jericho United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund
    11 Houcks Gin Road
    Cameron, SC 29030

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“The video tribute was awesome. It was great to see both him & Miss Dot in the older days. Oh, the memories! You are in my thoughts & prayers. ”
1 of 14 | Posted by: Kristi Binnicker - Elloree, SC

“so sorry to hear about your loss of Norman. he was a fine reverend and a good person. Prayers for your family. Johnny and Kathy Thompson ”
2 of 14 | Posted by: Johhny Thompson - Jamestown, SC

“Norman, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.Your History teacher at Kingstree Senior HighMrs. Beth Cottingham ”
3 of 14 | Posted by: Beth Cottingham - Kingstree, SC

“Deepest condolences for your loss. As you reflect on fond memories lean on God and his power and ability to comfort those who mourn. God invites...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Lisa - SC

“Norman and Yvonne, We are very sad to learn of the passing of your father. We will be praying for you and your entire family. Much Love,Your Camden...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: John Bowers - Camden, SC

“Very sorry for the loss of your dear loved one may the words of Gen 3:19 bring you great comfort. ”
6 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“My deepest condolences to the family! I am thinking and praying for all of you! With love, Tammy Weaver ”
7 of 14 | Posted by: Tammy Weaver - Charleston, SC

“For the SC State Assoc of Fire Chiefs as well as my and Judy's sincere sympathy to Norman (Jr), Yvonne and all the family at the passing of your dad...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Gene Ball - Santee, SC - Friend

“May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. ”
9 of 14 | Posted by: LaVerne Crider - Ridgeville, SC

“God bless you Rev. Knight, you were a wonderful, loving man. I so enjoyed the years you spent at Trinity. Prayers for the family at this sad time. ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: Wanda Dexter - Ridgeville, SC

“Good memories. Very good minister. Will be missed.6 ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: Bob Waller - cHARLESTON, SC

“I had any conversations with Mr. Norman. I have known Norman Jr. for years. I prayer are with the family. ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: David Phillips - Summerville, SC

“Miss and love u gradaddy ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: Pamela Collins - Cordova, SC


14 of 14 | Posted by: Janna Grooms - North Charleston, SC


Reverend Norman Lee Knight, Sr., 88, of Ravenel, SC, widower of Dorothy Wilson Knight entered into eternal rest Sunday, November 12, 2017. The family will receive friends Tuesday, November 14, 2017 in J. HENRY STUHR INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. His funeral service will be held Wednesday, November 15, 2017 in St. Andrews Parish United Methodist Church, 3225 Ashley River Road at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be held in Jericho United Methodist Church Cemetery, Cameron, SC at 3:00 p.m.

Norman was born October 2, 1929 in Charleston, SC, son of the late Clarence Allen Knight and Emmie Lucille Knight. He was a graduate of Duke Divinity School. He began as a circuit pastor in Berkeley County in 1963 continuing in 1966 to the Johnsonville Circuit, followed by 1969 Mt. Vernon Charge, 1973 Harris, 1974 Cameron Charge, 1977 Darlington Circuit, 1979 Saluda Charge, 1981 Ridgeville Charge, 1986 New Market, 1988 Olanta-Coward, 1991 Trinity-Berea. He retired in 1993, but continued ministering in Edisto. He was a member of St. Andrews Parish United Methodist Church. Reverend Knight was an avid Stingray season ticket holder fan, and played the Charleston Sr. Bingo Circuit.

He is survived by his son, Norman L. Knight, Jr., and his wife Yvonne of Murrells Inlet, SC; two daughters, Lucille K. Collins of Ravenel, SC, Nancy K. Robertson and her husband Cleve of Charleston, SC; eight grandchildren, Norman Lee Knight, III., Summer K. Altman, Justin Nathan Collins, Joseph A. Collins, Brian J. Collins, Angie Wrenn, Beverly Johnsen, Douglass Willingham, Jr., and many great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by son-in-law, Bobby J. Collins, Jr., two grandsons, Matthew J. Collins and Mackie G. Altman, III.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Andrews Parish United Methodist Church, 2604 Ashley River Road, Charleston, SC 29407 or Jericho United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, 11 Houcks Gin Road, Cameron, SC 29030.