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John William (Bill) Knight

Posted February 04, 2013 in Obituaries, West Des Moines

July 2, 1919 – January 31, 2013

Bill Knight

Bill Knight

Bill Knight, 93, passed from this life on Thursday, January 31, 2013, at Edgewater Retirement Community in West Des Moines. In agreement with Bill’s wishes, cremation rites have been accorded. A private committal service is being planned for spring 2013 at the Masonic Mausoleum in Des Moines.

He married Ruth Jean Hunter in Des Moines, where they made their home. Bill was an Air Force veteran of World War II and served in the Korean War as a member of the Iowa National Guard. He was later employed with and retired from the City of Des Moines. Bill was a member of Windsor United Methodist Church and an active member of Za-Ga-Zig Shrine.

He is survived and remembered by his son, Steve Knight and his wife, Tammy of Indianapolis, IN; and two grandchildren, Emma and Joe Knight. Bill was preceded into eternal life by his loving wife, Ruth.

Online condolences may be shared at IlesCares.com.


Information provided by:
Iles Funeral Homes
Westover Chapel
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA 50322

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