Robert ‘Butch’ Knight, 71

Robert ‘Butch’ Knight

EAST LIVERPOOL — Robert “Butch” Knight, 71, of East Liverpool, passed away Saturday, July 7, 2018, after a battle with cancer.

Born in Sutton, W.Va. on June 24, 1947, he was the son of the late Nola and Evelyn (Tolley) Knight.

He was also preceded in death by his wife, Wanda (Heath) Knight; a brother, David Knight; a sister, Frances Davis and a niece.

Butch was a sales representative for Knights Auto Sales.

Butch is survived by his daughter, Teresa Knight of East Liverpool; three sisters, April Powell of Newell, Marsha Dotson of Middlebourne and Karen Veal of Florida; several nieces and nephews; and also a lifelong friend, Diane Russell of East Liverpool.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, July 10, 2018, from 4-7 p.m. with a funeral service at 7 p.m., at the Nixon Funeral Home, Newell.