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James “Jim” Allen Knight

James “Jim” Allen Knight, age 64, of Harrison, Arkansas, passed away October 8, 2019. He entered this life October 20, 1954, in Chicago, Illinois, the son of William Varble and Ernelene (Dolrick) Whalen. His parents; adopted father, William Knight; stepfather, Frances Whalen; and sister in law, Hazel Knight, have preceded him in death. Jim was joined in marriage October 15, 1990, to Susan Marie Smith. Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Cremations of the Ozarks.

Jim Knight

Being a great outdoorsman, Jim loved fishing, hunting, archery, and camping. He was a great friend to others and treasured his ability to make others laugh. Everyone loved Jim and he will be missed greatly.

Jim is survived by his loving wife of 28 years, Susan Knight; daughter, Amy Martinez of Davis, Illinois; son, Clarence (Patricia) Knight of New Glarus, Wisconsin; son, Andrew (Jackie) Knight of Walworth, Wisconsin; son, Jason (Karen) Pratt of Lake in the Hills, Illinois; son, Josh (Debbie) Pratt of Lake in the Hills, Illinois; grandchildren: Misty, Andrew, Alexis, Vylett, Nicholas, Brandon, Donovan, Joseph, Aubrey, Wolfric, and Freya; brothers: John Knight, William Knight, and Paul Knight; sister, Carmon (Ed) Herzing; and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 pm, Monday, October 14, 2019 at the First Baptist Church in Harrison, Arkansas. Pastor Robert Shaddox will be officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association (www2.heart.org) or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (www.stjude.org). To leave an online condolence, please visit www.cremationsoftheozarks.com.

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