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Olin Donald Knight

December 15, 1932 May 21, 2023
Olin Donald Knight
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Olin Donald “Don” Knight, age 90, of Kershaw, S.C., passed away, Sunday morning, May 21, 2023, in Lancaster Health and Rehabilitation, Lancaster, S.C. Born in Kershaw, S.C., he was a son of the late Walter Lewis Knight, Sr. and Hattie Bell Fletcher Knight. Mr. Knight was a graduate of the University of South Carolina and was a former employee of the DuPont Co., retiring after 34 years of service. Mr. Knight served 4 years in the United States Navy serving during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of Oak Ridge Baptist Church. He loved tinkering with classic and antique cars. Mr. Knight was especially fond of his 1958 Edsel 4 door hardtop and his 1968 Thunderbird. He loved searching for antiques and doing genealogy research.

He is survived by 2 brothers, C. Howard Knight and his wife, Barbara of Lancaster, S.C., Jerry C. Knight and his wife, Helen of Lancaster, S.C.; his sister, Carolyn Ann Knight-Schlondrop of Elgin, S.C.; nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Jimmy Wayne Knight and Walter L. Knight, Jr.

A graveside service for Mr. Knight will be held at 3:00 p.m., Thursday, May 25, 2023, in Kershaw City Cemetery. Rev. Bobby James will officiate. Military honors will be rendered.

Memorial remembrances in memory of Mr. Knight may be made to Oak Ridge Baptist Church, P.O. Box 850, Kershaw, S.C. 29067.

Arrangements are under the care of Baker Funeral Home, Kershaw, S.C.

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