Terry Emerson Knight
Time: 4-8 p.m.
Gottenstroeter Chapel - Owensville
Time: 11:00 a.m.
First Baptist Church - Owensville
Countryside Memorial Gardens
Owensville Volunteer Fire Department
Rev. Terry Knight, 80, of Owensville, Mo., passed away on Wednesday, July 18, 2018, at Frene Valley Healthcare in Owensville.
He was born on Sept. 24, 1937, to Ralph Emerson and Alta Miranda (Rollins) Knight in Carlinville, Ill.
He was first united in married to Barbara Ann Krause on July 12, 1958, of Owensville. She preceded him in death in 1980. He was united in marriage to Barbara West Fritsch on Jan. 3, 1981, at First Baptist Church in Owensville.
Terry was a member of New Salem Baptist Church of Owensville where he had recently been pastor. He was a member of the Owensville Fire Dept. for a combined 51 years where he had served as Fire Chief, Chaplain and Santa's helper. He was also a member of Masonic Lodge of Owensville No. 624 AF&AM.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Alta Knight; first wife, Barbara Ann Knight; and grandchild, Jessica Knight.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara of Owensville; sons, Doug Knight and wife Jean, Randy Knight and wife Marsha, Darren Knight and wife, Amy all of Owensville; stepchildren, Billy Fritsch and wife Kristi of Owensville and Julia Tobben and husband Joe of Washington; brother, Carroll Knight and wife Alice of Austin, Texas and sister, Shelba Knight of Owensville; and by 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be on Friday, July 20 from 4-8 p.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville with Fireman services at 7:00 p.m.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 21 at 11:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Owensville with Rev. Phil Rector and Rev. Kevin Sullivan officiating. Burial will be in Countryside Memorial Gardens in Owensville.