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Ernest "Butch" Knight

ROCK HILL -- Mr. Ernest (Ernie) A. (Butch) Knight, 63, of 1305 Mt. Gallant Road passed away Monday, Nov. 19, 2007, at Piedmont Medical Center after battling cancer and pneumonia complications.

The funeral service will be 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 23, 2007, at Greene Funeral Home Downtown Chapel, with the Rev. Terry Wingate officiating. Burial will follow at Grandview Memorial Park on Cherry Road.

A native of Portsmouth, Va., Mr. Knight was the oldest son of the late Carl Knight and the late Kathleen Thompson Knight. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a member of the Rock Hill Rescue Squad. The family would like to send many thanks to Ernie's friends and co-workers of "Breakers" and the local security teams he worked for in Charlotte and Rock Hill.

Mr. Knight is survived by his son, Casey Allen Knight of Columbia, S.C.; and his brothers, Charles Knight of Raleigh, N.C., and David Knight of Washington, Ill.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m., prior to the service, on Friday at Greene Funeral Home Downtown Chapel, 355 E. White St., Rock Hill.