Ernest J. Knight, age 79, passed away on January 18, 2023. He was born on July 3, 1943 in Omaha, Nebraska to John and Gertrude (Hineman) Knight. He was a proud local 21 iron worker for many years.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Connie Knight; daughters, Wilma Schmeckpeper, Lori Hardisty, Lisa Hardisty; sisters, Linda Price; brothers, Warren Knight, Albert Knight.
Ernest is survived by his children, Steven Knight, Vicki Knight, David Knight; grandchildren, Tarrah, Lacey, Jamie, Holly, Shannon, Misty, Kody, Aleigh, Dustin, Ryan, Kolby, and Ella; numerous great grandchildren; sister, June Olsufka; nieces, nephews and a host of other family and friends.
Visitation will be 1:00- 2:00 PM at Hoy Kilnoski Funeral Home on Friday, January 27, 2023. Private family burial will be held at Walnut Hill Cemetery. The family will direct memorials.