James F. Knight, 76, of Pottstown, South Coventry Twp., husband of Marilyn (Bean) Knight, passed away suddenly on Friday.

Born in Fairmont, WV, he was the son of the late James Knight and Rose (Morgan) Knight Garner.

Jim graduated from WVU in 1959 with a BS in Chemistry and obtained graduate credits in polymer chemistry from Temple University. He retired from Occidental Chemical Corp as division manager of purchasing. He was a member of Cedarville United Methodist Church. Jim enjoyed photography, reading, hiking, traveling, and computers. He was a loving husband and devoted father.

Along with his wife of 44 years, he is survived by his daughters Carol Woodbrook, wife of Jon, of WA and Sandra Knight, wife of Andy Buck, of NY; brothers Robert and David Knight; grandson Atticus Buck; great granddaughter Chloe Woodbrook and step-grandchildren Rachel, Rosie, Crystal, and Angela Woodbrook. Along with his parents, he is predeceased by his step-father Earl Garner.

Visitation will be held on Monday, June 27, from 6:00PM to 6:30PM at Cedarville United Methodist Church, 1092 Laurelwood Road, Pottstown, PA  19465 with a memorial service to follow. The Rev. Sherry Lantz officiating. Burial will be private.

Memorial donations may be made in Jim’s name to Cedarville UMC, at the above address or to the charity of your choice.

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