papa in air force uniform
George Lee McKnight
  • 92 years old
  • Date of birth: Jan 8, 1919
  • Place of birth:
    Uriah, Alabama, United States
  • Date of passing: Apr 18, 2011
  • Place of passing:
    Compton, California, United States
Let the memory of George be with us forever

This memorial website was created in the memory of our loved one, George McKnight, 92, born on January 8, 1919 and passed away on April 18, 2011. We will remember him forever.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Gladden McKnight on 20th April 2015

"We miss you daddy! I'm good!
Hey! I'm thinking of buying a crop duster!........
Sonny boy!"

This tribute was added by Claudette Brown on 18th April 2015

"You are remembered..you are loved...you are missed.

"Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God"  Matthew 5:8"

This tribute was added by Shari Rosemblat on 18th April 2015

"My his memory be for a blessing."

This tribute was added by David McKnight on 18th April 2015

"Hey Dad, we miss you."

This tribute was added by Laurie Brown on 9th January 2015

"Happy birthday, Uncle George!  You are missed here but we know your spirit lives on. I look forward to sering you again."

This tribute was added by irene odebunmi on 8th January 2015

"To my cousin:   A note popped up today, it's all good, for you R  remembered often.  Though I know it's Oct. 8th. Now.  
And , thanks cousin Gladden.  Blessings."

This tribute was added by Gladden McKnight on 9th January 2014

"For my cousin Irene, thank you for your warmth blessing. Honoring my dad. And viewing his tribute. However, i made a correction to his miscorrect birthday. Actually, George Lee was born Oct.8, 1919. Please keep these thoughts and prayers for future references.
Thanks,
Gladden"

This tribute was added by David McKnight on 30th September 2013

"Demi and Dayson once gave you a sweatshirt that said "Grandpa-How God blesses children". In the case of you Dad, the life you lived was God's way of blessing us all.  Words can not express how you touched the lives of those who's paths you crossed.  We miss you greatly but know that you will grace our presence once again in the heavenly kingdom.  I love you Dad."

This tribute was added by Gladden McKnight on 8th September 2013

"All the churches, all the donations,Pastors from around the Nation owe your Tribute. WE Salute you, George Lee McKnight. And as one of your boys, I will hold up that honor, With Pride. In your Name!!!
For your words to me were.....A Stitch in Time , Saves Nine.
Love you, daddy,"

This tribute was added by Gladden McKnight on 8th September 2013

"Yes! Even the Cadilac dealer, gave you the Respect any Honorable man deserves. Maybe, on reason, why Long Beach Cadilac Service went out of business. No longer, had they seen your smiing face , with a warm greeting. Hello! Im here to buy a new work horse....Yes! Sir Mr. McKnight. Just pick out your color.
Daddy, i miss holding you in my arms,in the last hour."

This tribute was added by Gladden McKnight on 8th September 2013

"Daddy, can you hear me!! I don;t have to shout no mo!!! I cut the grass for ya.....after you convinced Sears  to replace the lawnmover. After the fist time, for a new one. For, they will always remember the man. who honer his warranty.. A man of intregrity. We're still holding on the to Cadilac El Dorado, in which you made sure, any warranty item was replaced. Year, after year, after year."

This tribute was added by irene odebunmi on 8th September 2013

"I THINK OF YOU OFTEN.  I miss you. I REMEMBER you would always visit my mom, from the time I was small through out her time here,  (  I miss her since 06/2001) in California. I am grateful for  the memories you left of the Family in "The Life and times of" for I craved to know. I read it often .  Miss you much, my dearest cousin, George"

This tribute was added by LAvENIA ALLUMS on 17th June 2013

""Uncle George will live forever in my heart..I truly miss him and that jolly smile of his.""

This tribute was added by Cynthia Cooksey on 19th April 2013

"I love and miss you Uncle George."

This tribute was added by Laurie Brown on 18th April 2013

"There is no one else in this world like Uncle George. I will always cherish the time we spent together and the many stories you told."

This tribute was added by dayatrice mcknight on 17th April 2013

"Couldn't have asked for a better father-in law. So so many great  memories.  You were a very dedicated and amazing Grandfather to Demi  and Dayson.  I will always love you.  I Miss you so much.
Your Daughter-in Law.
Dr. Dayatrice Mcknight."

This tribute was added by dayatrice mcknight on 17th April 2013

"Papa we will never forget the many weekends you would drive 50 miles just to watch us run around playing  and building houses with your newspapers. You left so many fond memories. We miss you so much and think about you daily. You were the best Grandpa ever. Your Grands. Demi and Dayson. We Love You PaPa"

This tribute was added by Claudette Brown on 14th April 2013

"We find comfort in knowing that our lives have been inspired, enriched and motivated by having shared special moments with George. Your life was a blessing and a fruitful witness of God's favor shown to one of his chosen vessels."


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