Funeral services for Donnie Clayton McKnight, 67, of Pollok, will be held Monday, September 13, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. at Shafer Funeral Home in Lufkin with Bro. Jim Maddox officiating. Interment will be held at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Wells.
Mr. McKnight was born June 8, 1954, in Lufkin, Texas, to Ramsey Francis McKnight and Gladys (Newland) McKnight, and died Saturday, September 11, 2021, at his residence from COPD and COVID complications.
Mr. McKnight lived in Wells, Texas all of his life. He was a retired logger and construction worker. Mr. McKnight loved his family very much. He was a beloved husband to his wife, Beth and then to Sandy. Mr. McKnight was a family man and devoted father and husband. He loved to fish and put on “Fish Fries” for Calvary Baptist Church. Mr. McKnight enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife, Sandy McKnight; son, James Ramsey “Jamie” McKnight; daughter, Cassie Moody; grandchildren, Dillon McKnight, Cole McKnight, Jace Moody, Jax Moody, Jadyn Moody, Harlie Fletcher, and Scott Fletcher; brother and sister-in-law, Perry and Betty Jean McKnight of Wells; sister, Jeannie Fuller of Houston; sister and brother-in-law, Glenda and Ricardo Martinez of Houston; along with numerous nieces and nephews.
Mr. McKnight was preceded in death by his parents, Ramsey and Gladys McKnight; wife, Elizabeth “Beth” McKnight; and son, Jeffrey Scott Fletcher.
Honorary pallbearers Jax Moody, Jace Moody, and Scott Fletcher.
Visitation will be held from 12:00 Noon to 1:00 p.m., Monday, September 13, 2021, at Shafer Funeral Home in Lufkin, prior to the funeral service.
Shafer Funeral Home, Lufkin directors.
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