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Raymond Dale Knight, 73, of Rock Falls, died on Thursday, February 24, 2022 at Rock Falls Rehab Center. Raymond was born on April 27, 1948 in Rock Falls, the son of George and Nellie (Reisinger) Knight. He was a veteran of the US Army and served in the Vietnam War. Raymond was a fierce lover of all things history and antiques. He will be remembered by his family as a protector of all.

Survivors include one daughter, Michelle (Ryan Lynam) Knight; one son, Kristopher Knight, all of Omaha, NE; one sister, Carol (Sonny) Weeks of Rock Falls; three grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; favorite niece, Judy (Robert) Edison of Sterling; and many other nieces and nephews.
Raymond was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Mary Knight; three sisters, Dorothy Ross, Joyce Anderson, and Janice Cantu; one brother, Richard Knight; and grandson, Raymond Jankowski.

Cremation rites will be accorded. A gathering of family and friends will be held at 1:00pm on Thursday, March 3, 2022 at McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls.
Memorial service will follow at 2:00pm with Pastor Dalmus Meeks officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 250 Williams St NW, Atlanta, GA 30303.