James Byron Knighton

June 3, 1957April 27, 2021

James Byron Knighton, age 63, of Littleton, Colorado passed away on Tuesday, April 27, 2021. James was born on June 3, 1957 in Columbia, Pennsylvania to Clarence Walter Knighton and Cecelia Catharine Kilp.

James served with the U.S. Army in South Korea. After his military service he began a career in telecommunications. He worked in New York and then was transferred to Denver, Colorado for a career promotion. James married a Colorado lady, Charmaine Knighton in January 2004. They had just celebrated their seventeenth year of marriage in January 2021.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his son, Job Knighton. Surviving in addition to his wife, is his daughter, Jaimee Knighton of Pinellas Park, Florida.

James leaves behind friends and family who will always remember him for his loyalty, witty sense of humor, love of music, and the wonderful meals that he so proudly prepared. May he rest in peace.

At his request, an informal ceremony will be held in his honor this summer.

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Larry McCauley

May 14, 2021

Jim we've been friends since we were teenagers. I am glad we stayed in contact. sking with you in Colorado was a great time I'll never forget. I will miss you alot. Rest in peace bro. Love Larry

Louis Harbrecht

May 7, 2021

Jim was a good friend and a kind soul with a slightly tilted view on life that often made me smile. I will miss him. May he rest in peace.