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Walter C. “Midnite” McKnight, 77, of Mifflin (McCoysville), passed from this sin filled world into heaven at 10:05 AM on Friday, June 18, 2021 at the Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital.
Born on July 7, 1943 in Harrisburg, Dauphin County, he is the son of the late Walter H. and Catherine (McNeill) McKnight.
He leaves behind his wife, Patsy L. (Rager) McKnight; a son, Mick McKnight and his wife Kathy of Port Royal; three step-children, Dara Whistler and her husband Jim of Harrisburg, Dain Boozel of Mifflintown, and Desiree Rager of Lewistown; six grandchildren, Dylan, Skyler, Meiz, Cassandra, Brittany, and Briana; five great grandchildren, Bristol, Ella, Bryce, Zeelia, and Daylyn; his cat, Spanky; and many friends who thought he was the best thing since apple pie.
He was one of the last old time pipeliners and a member of Laborers Local 158.
Walt was a good father; a good provider; and finally, he is a saved and forgiven man.
Memorial Services will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, July 17, 2021 at the Brown Funeral Homes, Inc., 100 Bridge St., Mifflintown with Pastor Herb Kidd officiating. Interment will be private.
A visitation will be held from 10:00 AM until the time of the memorial services at 11:00 AM on Saturday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Mr. McKnight’s memory may be made to Mifflin Juniata County Pet Pantry, P.O. Box 3, McAlisterville, PA 17049.