James Arthur Knight (Jim) passed away at Huronlea Home on September 22nd, 2021 with his wife and daughters at his side. Jim was born in Grey Township on August 30, 1930. He was in his 92nd year. He was the beloved husband of Dona Knight (Alexander) for 62 years.
Jim will be sadly missed by his children, Brenda Wheeler & husband, Gerry Wheeler and Karen Knight & husband Pete Cote. Loving grandpa to Brooklyn Raney & husband Billy Raney, Brent Wheeler & wife Caroline Wheeler, Brianne Wheeler & friend Paul Fannon, Zan Freeman and fiancé Tascha Klomp, Mark Freeman & fiancé Laura Mennen, David Menheere & Nicole Menheere & friend Glen.
He will also be missed by his great grandchildren, Landen Raney, Blake and Luke Wheeler and Axel Freeman. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Leslie & Yvonne Knight, Harold Knight, Helen Steele, Dorothy Knight & Peter Fischer, Murray & Silvia Knight, Bob & Joyce Alexander and John & Lois Alexander.
Predeceased by his daughter Carla Jane Knight and siblings Wilma, Berva Caryl, Willis Knight, Marilyn Cooper, Ken Knight and Jack Knight and in-laws Roberta Knight, Aileen Knight, Jack Steele, Robert Caryl, Barbara Knight, Joe & Beatrice Raynard.
Jim grew up on the family farm and at age 18 he purchased a 200 acre farm 2 ½ miles south of Cranbrook. In 1971 he sold the farm and moved with his family to Brussels. He worked at CIL, later known as Brussels Agromart. In 1994 Jim retired and enjoyed playing golf, pool, shuffleboard and time at the cottage. He belonged to the Lions Club for 55 years and enjoyed selling tickets for the Lions.