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Mr. Vance Lee Knight
Flanders Morrison Funeral Home
Mr. Vance Lee Knight
STATESBORO -- Mr. Vance Lee Knight, age 72, passed away Wednesday, August 1, 2018, at Candler Hospital after an extended illness. Mr. Knight was born in New Haven, Conn., on July 20, 1946, and was raised in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
    He served in the United States Marine Corps, where he received a Purple Heart during the Tet Offensive of the Vietnam War.
    Mr. Knight was a member of the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation and worked as an electrician for Electronics 21 and his business, Emerald Electronics.
    Mr. Knight was predeceased by his parents, James Knight Sr. and Mildred Knight; one sister, Susan Graham; brother-in-law, Norman McCloud Jr.; mother-in-law, Edith McCloud; and father-in-law, Norman McCloud.
    Survivors include his wife, Bonnie McCloud Knight of Statesboro; one son, Paul Lee Knight; one daughter, Samantha Brenner Studebaker; brother, James Knight Jr.; three grandchildren and his beloved pets, Bentley, Abby and Poppett.
    Visitation will be held 1-2:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 14, 2018, at St. Matthew Parish in Statesboro.
    A mass of Christian burial will follow at 2:30 at St. Matthew Parish with Father Douglas K. Clark officiating. Interment will follow in Northside Cemetery in Pembroke, with military honors.
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    Flanders Morrison Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Vance Lee Knight.

Statesboro Herald, August 10, 2018

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