Curtis Taylor Knight Sr.

July 12, 1926June 9, 2021

Of Jackson, MI passed on June 9, 2021 comfortably at home surrounded by his loved ones. He was born July 12, 1926 in Lumberton, North Carolina to his parents, Alfred T. Knight and Nellie J. (Chavis) Knight. Curtis served in the United States Army during WWII where he worked on aircrafts. After the war Curtis married Maria Pierce with whom he shared 5 beautiful children. Curtis Later remarried in 1971 to Mona Knight whom he shared 3 beautiful children with as well as 45 years of marriage prior to her passing in 2017. He was a generous individual who made regular donations to charities such as the ASPCA and the St. Labre Indian School, and was a member of the American Legion. Curtis retired from Caldrone Golf Course at the age of 83. Curtis was a man full of love for life as well as those in his life. He was a charismatic man who had the ability to capture the attention of a room and fill it with Joy and laughter. He will be remembered for the humor and love he shared to all that welcomed it. In addition to his parents, Curtis was preceded in death by his older siblings, son Jason Knight, first wife Maria Pierce, and wife Mona (Harris) Knight. He is survived by his 3 daughters; Barbara, Mary, and Fay; 4 sons Tommy, Curtis Jr., Joel, and George; countless grandchildren and great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Patience-Montgomery Funeral Home (406 First Street Jackson, MI 49201) on Thursday, June 17, 2021 for visitation. Funeral services will take place on Friday, June 18, 2021 at Oasis of Love Full Gospel Church (800 S Cooper Street, Jackson MI 49203) at 1:00 pm.


  • Visitation

    Thursday, June 17, 2021

  • Family Hour

    Friday, June 18, 2021

  • Celebration of Life

    Friday, June 18, 2021

  • Burial

    Monday, June 21, 2021


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Carolyn Locklear

June 11, 2021

He was the best uncle, brother and father anyone could have, I remember dads 92nd birthday party and the look of pure joy on my dads face when he saw uncle curtis. I remember thinking how much love they must have for each other for him to fly in and surprise not only dad but all of us. He truly loved the whole family and he was always my favorite uncle, I will miss him and the occasional talks we had, I love him so much, God Bless.