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February 17, 2020

8/26/2017 5:00:00 AM
Jerry Lee Knight Jr.
Oct. 27, 1964 - Aug. 22, 2017
Jerry Knight Jr.
Jerry Knight Jr.

Jerry Lee Knight Jr., 52, Rochester, passed away at 5:35 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, at his residence.

He was born on Oct. 27, 1964, in Rochester, the son of Jerry L. and Barbara (Shireman) Knight Sr. On Nov. 15, 2009, in Warsaw, he married Cassandra Redinger. She survives.

Mr. Knight had been a welder and a member of ABATE. In his spare time, he enjoyed working on cars and his motorcycles.

Survivors include his wife, Cassandra Knight, Rochester; children Mickey and wife Brandi Knight, Rochester, Ashley Gundrum and fiance Justin Baird, Fulton, Kiegan Willis, Plymouth, Skylee Knight, Knox, Jerry Knight III, Knox, Isaiah Knight, Knox, Wyatt Knight, Rochester, and Stormy Knight, Rochester; grandchildren Aireian Knight, Peru, Natalyn Knight, Rochester, Ella Knight, Rochester, Tyler Wolfe, Rochester, Riley Wolfe, Rochester, Camden Cunningham, Fulton, Kayvan Record, Fulton, Kyrsta Record, Fulton, and Kooper Baird, Fulton; great-grandchildren Alexis Cunningham and Addison Cunningham, both of Rochester, and Shiloh Knight, Knox; sisters Tammy Knight, Talma, and Pam Arnett, Rochester; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.

A graveside service will occur at 6:15 p.m. Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, at Citizens Cemetery, Rochester. Friends may call from 4-6 p.m. Monday at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home, Rochester.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Jerry L. Knight Jr. Benefit Ride, which is scheduled for Sept. 3, 2017, starting at Putt's Bar & Grill, 128 E. Eighth St., Rochester. Online condolences may be expressed at

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