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George Francis McKnight

April 5, 1925 March 8, 2019
George Francis McKnight
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Obituary for George Francis McKnight

George Francis McKnight of Decatur, GA died March 8, 2019. He is survived by his wife Joella; two sons, Steve McKnight of Atlanta, GA, and Alan McKnight (Barbara) of Duluth, GA; two daughters, Cathy Jolley of Decatur, GA; Leslie Poole (Porter) of Cumming, GA; three granddaughters, Alli McKnight (fiance Christian Jaggie), Mary McKnight, Natalie Poole; grandson, Alex Poole; brother, Dr. Edgar V McKnight of Greenville, SC; sister, Carrie Steward of Beralta, NM; and a host of extended family and friends. Mr. McKnight was predeceased by his parents William and Carrie McKnight; brothers, Bill and Ralph McKnight; sister Lillian McKnight; and first wife Jean (Phillips) McKnight. Mr. McKnight was a graduate of the University of South Carolina. He spent the first half of his long career as an Auditor with A.M. Pullen and Company. He retired from his private CPA practice at age 88. Mr. McKnight proudly served at Pearl Harbor in the US Navy during WWII. He was an avid sports enthusiast and also enjoyed spending time tending to his yard. He was an active and founding member of University Heights United Methodist Church as well as a member of the Atlanta Athletic Club and the Georgia Society of CPA's.


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Visitation

Sunday

10

Mar

1:00 PM 3/10/2019 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 3/10/2019 2:00:00 PM
University Heights United Methodist Church

1267 Balsam Dr.
Decatur, GA 30033

Visitation at church 1-2 pm

University Heights United Methodist Church
1267 Balsam Dr. Decatur 30033 GA

Church Service

Sunday

10

Mar

2:00 PM 3/10/2019 2:00:00 PM
University Heights United Methodist Church

1267 Balsam Dr.
Decatur, GA 30033

Family to meet at cemetery

University Heights United Methodist Church
1267 Balsam Dr. Decatur 30033 GA
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