Monday, August 6th, 2012...2:04 am
Daniel L. McKnight, Jr., ’41
Daniel L. McKnight, Jr., of Charleston, entered into eternal rest on the
morning of August 2, 2012, Daniel L. McKnight, Jr., first married to the
late Irene Carlson McKnight and widower of Ruby Weatherly McKnight.
Residence, Charleston, SC. The funeral services will be held Sunday, August
5, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. in The Second Presbyterian Church, 342 Meeting Street.
Interment, Riverview Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at J.
HENRY STUHR, INC., DOWNTOWN CHAPEL Saturday between 5:00 and 7:00 p.m. Mr.
McKnight was born May 22, 1921 in Charleston, SC to the late Daniel Laslee
McKnight and the late Ella McPherson McKnight. He was a graduate of Florence
High School in 1937 and a 1941 graduate of The Citadel. He served in the
United States Army in World War II leaving the service with the rank of
Captain after his overseas duty in the China-India-Burma Theatre. He was a
member and elder at The Second Presbyterian Church, where he taught Sunday
School for many years. He went into the accounting practice with George G.
McKnight in December of 1948 and retired as Senior Managing Partner with
McKnight and Frampton Co., C.P.A. in 1989. He was past president of SC
Association of Certified Public Accounting, past president of the Charleston
Sertoma Club, past chairman of Trident United Way, member of The Citadel
Brigadier Club, The Citadel Alumni Association and The Citadel Foundation.
He is survived by one son: Mark Wester McKnight of Charleston, SC; one
daughter: Bonnie Irene McKnight of Charleston, SC; five grandchildren:
Laura, Drew, Daniel, Gus and Stewart; three great grandchildren: Ella, Meg,
and Reid; one sister: Ermine McKnight Nave of Greenwood, SC; one brother:
Joseph McPherson McKnight of Florence, SC; one step-son: Richard M.
Weatherly, Jr. (Bernadette) of Vienna, VA; one step-daughter: Nancy W.
Rentkiewicz (Lawrence) of Ellicott City, MD; four step-grandchildren:
Taylor, Ross, Thomas and Emma. Memorials may be made to The Second
Presbyterian Church, 342 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29403. A memorial
message may be written to the family by visiting our website at
www.jhenrystuhr.com. Visit our guestbook at www.legacy.com/obituaries/