Benjamin O. Knight, 80, of Syracuse, NY,
passed away on Saturday January 11, 2014.
Born in Phoenix, NY to his late parents, Myrtle
(Phelps) and John A. Knight on Sept. 9, 1933.
A graduate of Phoenix High School. He later
served in the US Army, Korea. Bennie retired
from the US Postal Service, Syracuse. He
loved organ music and organ recitals; and a
He was predeceased by his brother, Richard
Knight; his step-mother, Bertha L. Knight.
Surviving are his sister, Esther Morgan of
Brooklet, GA; his sister-in-law, Billie Knight of
Thompson Station, TN; his aunt, Phyllis Stone
of Tucson, AZ; his nieces, Karen Nellis Scusa,
Linda Morgan Murphy; his nephew, Jim Morgan;
his close cousins, Joyce Philips Helbock, Ann
Weaver Barnett, along with several cousins; and
his close friend, Carl Fetterman.
Calling hours will be on Friday January 17, 2014
from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan
Funeral Home,431 Main St., Phoenix, NY 13135.
The interment will occur in the Spring in Hillside
Memorial Cemetery, Central Square, NY 13036
with military honors.
Contributions in Bennie’s name may be sent to:
SPCA, 5878 East Molloy Rd., Mattydale, NY 13211