Robert F. McKnight

November 3, 1923December 30, 2012

Robert F. McKnight, age 89 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 11:28 A.M. Sunday December 30, 2012 at Sterling House. He was born November 3, 1923 in Darke County, Ohio and the son of the late Harley (Bob) and Irene (Hollinger) McKnight.

Bob was a proud Veteran, serving in the U.S. Navy during WW II. In 2008 he took the Honor Flight to visit the WWII Memorial in Washington D.C. He was also a member of the Greenville V.F.W. and the Ansonia American Legion.

He and his wife were retired from 50 years of farming.

Bob is survived by his wife Myrtle (Lindemuth) McKnight of Greenville. They have celebrated 65 years of marriage. Also his children Gail (Nancy) McKnight of Rossburg; Pam (Mark) Hierholzer of Ansonia and Robert Kim McKnight of Rossburg. His grandchildren Jeremy McKnight and fiancé Lora; Ashley (Ryan) Rose; Molly (Mike) Jutte; Creighton Hierholzer; Adalynne Hierholzer and Kaela Hierholzer. Great grandchildren Solomon Hierholzer; Thaddeus Hierholzer; Sara Jutte and Ava Rose. A sister Virginia Ullery of Silver City, New Mexico and a brother Harold McKnight of Ansonia.

Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Friday January 4, 2013 at the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Peter Menke officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenville Township Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. in the funeral home. The Greenville Veteran’s Honor Guard will conduct Full Military Services Friday at the funeral home.

It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to the Honor Flight Network or Grace Resurrection Center.


  • Visitation Thursday, January 3, 2013
  • Funeral Service Friday, January 4, 2013

Robert F. McKnight

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joyce hart

January 4, 2013

so sorry to hear of bobs passing...your family has my deepest sympathy.

Ron and Norma Bruner

January 4, 2013

So sorry to hear Bob passed away. We wish we could be there for all of you.Please know that you are all in our hearts and prayers and your all a special family in our hearts.

January 4, 2013

My sympathy to the family.

Juanita Purtee Githens

Bob & Becky Campbell

January 3, 2013

Our sympathy is with all of you for your loss. I left Thursday morning and will be gone for the rest of the week, so I won't be able to come to the funeral home.

Karen Black

January 3, 2013

Our condolences to the entire McKnight family. You will be in our prayers. Karen & Bill Black

January 3, 2013

Myrtle, Pam, Gail, Kim & families
Our thoughts and prayers be with you through these difficult times
love Kenny and Ona

John Billenstein

January 2, 2013

To Myrtle
& Family, Sorry to hear of Bob's passing. You're in our thoughts and prayers.

January 2, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Jane & Charlie Loomis

Greg Whittington

January 2, 2013

Gail and family. So sorry to hear of your
father's passing. You are in our thoughts
and prayers. Greg and Leanna

Stacy & Dan Grisez

January 2, 2013

Gail, Nancy, Jeremie & Ashley...May your loving memories of Bob comfort you during the days ahead. Extending our love & sympathy to you all!