John Gregory “Greg” Knight, 58, of Weirton, WV, went to be with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Sunday, April 27, 2014, at home, after a hard-fought battle with cancer surrounded by his loving family.
He was born July 10, 1955, in Weirton, WV, the son of Billie Jean Howard and the late James R. Knight Sr. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Larry David Knight.
Greg worked at Weirton Steel for 30 years. He loved the Pittsburgh Steelers, Pirates, Penguins, as well as the Washington Redskins. He loved spending time with his family, especially with his mother on her back porch.
Along with his mother, he is survived by his daughter, Krista Knight (fiance, Bob Barton) of Bridgeville, PA; grandson, Tanner James Barton; brothers, James Knight Jr. (Sue) of St. Louis, MO, Terry Knight (Patricia) of Weirton, WV; sisters, Sheila Long (Chester), Sandy Haraczy (Steve) with whom he resided, all of Weirton, WV; nieces and nephews, Taran, David, Caleb, Melanie, Brennan, Taylor, Kody, Kaley, and Brantley.
There will be no visitation. Private graveside services followed by burial at Three Springs Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Weirton Alliance Church, 119 North 13th Street, Weirton, WV 26062.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Steel & Wolfe Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., Weirton, WV.