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Robert Knight

Robert Kent Knight 71, of Troy, born Sunday, November 28, 1948 in San Francisco, CA, passed away on Monday, December 16, 2019 at Mercy Hospital, St. Louis.

Robert was a member of Troy United Methodist Church, Troy. He served his country faithfully in the United States Navy during the Vietnam Conflict. Bob was a member of the Troy VFW Post 976, Troy, and enjoyed competitive shooting.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy (nee Erb) Knight; parents, Clinton and Lula Belle “Mickey” (nee Phillips) Knight.

Surviving are his children, Ryan Knight of Damacus, OR, Robert (Casey) Knight of Oxbow, Oregon, Danyele (Todd) Morse of Knoxville, Tennessee, James Langley of Troy, and Merceded (Matt) Unfried of Baltimore, Maryland; grandchildren, Fallon and Kydon Morse, Wyatt, Hailey and Ava Knight.

Memorials may be made to Troy VFW Post 976 for the Fisher House at Jefferson Barracks Hospital, St. Louis, MO. Online expressions of sympathy may be made at

Visitation was held on Dec. 20 at Richeson Funeral Home in Troy.

Fiuneral services were held on Dec. 20 at the funeral home, with Rev. Dan Perry officating. Military honors followed the service.

Interment was at Sunset Hills Cemetery.

Richeson Funeral Home in Troy was in charge of arrangements.

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