Died: September 9, 2013
Eugene V. Knight Peoria, IL Eugene Victor Knight, 97, of Peoria, formerly of Franklin Park, IL, passed away at 9:53 am on Monday, September 9, 2013 at Proctor Hospital in Peoria. He was born September 17, 1915 in Marion, IL to Robert Edgar and Dora Clementine (Beers) Knight. He married Helen Ruth Garrison on December 24, 1966 in Opdyke, IL. He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers, Estes, James Otis, Robert E. and Phillip Knight, and five sisters, Eva Turner, Mary K. Giles, Hazel Sims, Ruby Esther Sims, and Maurine Dempsey. Surviving are his wife, Helen of Peoria, their daughter, Dr. Rebecca (Patrick J. Loebach) Knight of Peoria, two grandchildren, Rylie Loebach-Knight and Joseph Loebach and one sister, Joyce Showers of Alton, IL. Eugene served in the U.S. Navy during W.W.II and worked in Quality Control for Zenith for over 20 years before retiring in 1981. He was a member of Woodland Baptist Church in Peoria and will be remembered as always being very active and on the move. A visitation will be held Thursday, September 12, 2013 from 5 to 7 pm at Woodland Baptist Church in Peoria with a funeral service on Friday, September 13, 2013 at 10:00 am at the church. The Rev. Joel Newton will officiate. Burial will follow the service at Parkview Cemetery in Peoria. Memorials may be made to Woodland Baptist Church in Peoria. Please visit Eugene's story at

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