Gary Allen Knight, Sr. Wednesday, January 30, 1946 - Monday, August 14, 2017

Gary Allen Knight, Sr., 71, of Short Gap, died Monday, August 14, 2017 at his son’s home, surrounded by his loving family.

Born January 30, 1946 in Cumberland, he was the son of the late William M. Knight and Eileen (Wasson) Knight.

Mr. Knight had served in the U.S. Navy during the Viet Nam Era. He also served in the National Guard.

Over the years, he had done construction in the area.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Ann (Evans) Knight; children, Gary, Jr., Kimberly, Regina, Melissa, Stephanie, Sabrina, Roger, Kevin, Donald, Joseph, Charles, Ryan, Glenn, and Elmer; several grandchildren; and, siblings Frances Evans, Jean Hunt and husband Dick, Carol Hendrickson and husband John, and Rick Knight.

There will be a family gathering at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Upchurch Funeral Home, P.A., 202 Greene St., Cumberland, MD 21502.

Join us on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 2:15pm


Gary, Carolyn, Kimmie and the rest of the Knight family, I am so sorry to hear of Gary's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. May he rest in peace.