Chris McKnight

February 3, 1949 ~ October 27, 2022 (age 73)


Chris Dennis McKnight, 73 of Huntsville passed away Thursday, October 27,2022 at Washington Regional Medical center. He was born February 3,1949 at Huntsville to Earl McKnight JR and Frankie Jean Dennis Littlejohn.

He was proud to serve in the United States Army as Special Forces Green Beret, communications supervisor, airborne training , SGT E-5, Honorable discharge, 1971. He was a member of Church of Christ in Huntsville.

He enjoyed spending time with friends and family. Everyone he knew always said how much of a true gentleman he was. He will be deeply missed.

He is Preceded in death by his parents; step-father Earl Littlejohn; two sisters, Billie Jean McKnight Phillips and Dianne McCloud; beloved aunts and uncles.

Survivors include his son, Donovan McKnight and wife Elizabeth of Crosses; Three sisters, Elizabeth Raney of Hot Springs, Deborah Harmon and husband Butch and Euna McKnight all of Forum; two grandchildren Alex Upton and Jasmine Perkins and husband AJ all of Crosses; and beloved nieces, nephews, other family, and friends.

A service will be Friday, November 4,2022 at 1:30 pm at the Fayetteville National Cemetery. Service is under the care of Madison County Funeral service.

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