Donald Knight

Obituary of Donald Knight

Donald Appleton Knight, 83, of Hilton Head Island and formerly of Raleigh, NC died on November4, 2021. Don was born September 8, 1938 to Donald Johnston Knight and Lillian Stemshorn Knight.


In addition to being the husband of Susan Crawford Knight for 58 years, he was father to Jeffrey and Stephen, father-in-law to Beth Witherspoon Knight, Papa to Laura and Caro Knight and brother to Peggy Gray.


Don was also a friend, cousin, nephew, Naval Officer, brother-in-law, uncle, wood worker, neighbor, dog walker, world traveler, gardener, volunteer, Vice President at Burroughs Wellcome Pharmaceuticals and so much more. He loved his large extended family deeply.


Don would be honored to have memorial donations to Deep Well, PO Box 5543 Hilton Head, SC 29938 or to your favorite charity.

A Memorial Tree was planted for Donald
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at The Island Funeral Home & Crematory
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