Graveside services for Mr. Matt McKnight, 64, of Port O’Connor, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019, at Lakewood Memorial Park with Rev. Joe Orr officiating. Interment will follow under the direction of Crawford-A. Crim Funeral Home.
Mr. McKnight passed from this life on Jan. 22, 2019, at his residence in Port O’Connor. He was born March 24, 1954, in Mineola. to the late Jeff and Evelyn (Warren) McKnight. Matt has lived in Port O’Connor for the last 20 years and previously resided in Kilgore. He was a welder by trade, and he enjoyed fishing. Matt was a member of Fisherman’s Chapel in Port O’Connor where he used his talent for guitar and voice to lead worship from time to time.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Karen McKnight; and brother, John. R. McKnight.
Survivors include: children, Jamie Nicole Jackson and her son Bret Vonne Jackson of Port O’Connor, Skylar Hoyt McKnight and wife Holly and their children Rayven, Drake, Shiloh, and Ro McKnight of Kilgore, and Keri McKnight Dobbs and husband Jordan and their son Cody Dobbs of Trinity; brothers, Ray McKnight of Clear Lake, and Paul McKnight and wife Carla of Kilgore; sister, Lorin McKnight Mayo and husband Richard of Good Springs; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, other family, and friends.
Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.crawfordacrim.com.