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Christopher William Knight

May 3, 1971 — May 11, 2024

Boone NC

Christopher William Knight, 53, passed away at his home in Boone, NC on May 11, 2024 after a short illness. Chris was born in Savannah, GA on May 3, 1971, to Billy and Linda Ray Knight, and was raised in Glennville, GA. He was a 1989 graduate of Glennville High School and completed the cosmetology program at Billy Wilson University in Savannah, GA shortly after his high school graduation. He worked for 35 years as a master hair stylist, and his talent helped many people feel beautiful. Chris was a member of Cool Springs Baptist Church in Boone, NC. He will be remembered for his big heart, his infectious laugh, his willingness to help others, his love for animals, and his love for people. Chris is preceded in death by his father, Billy Knight, his sister, Connie Knight Bowen, and his grandparents, Otis and Elizabeth Knight and Elisha and Mollie Ray.

 Chris is survived by his mother, Linda Ray Knight; sister, Carole (Keith) Beasley of Collins, Georgia; brother in law, Timmy Bowen of Glennville, GA; nieces and nephews, Abigail Bowen of Glennville, GA, Colton (Madison) Bowen of Glennville, GA, Hannah (Dakota) Tillman of Jonesboro, Arkansas, Joshua Beasley of Collins, GA and Raelah Bowen of Glennville, GA; special friend, Jessie McKinney of Boone, NC; and his fur-babies, Woody, Bella, and Gidget. He is also survived by several aunts, uncles, and cousins who were special to him throughout his life. The family would also like to recognize the friendship, love and care that Burl and Linda Greer gave Chris during his time in Boone, NC.

The family will have two funeral services to allow friends and family from different regions to pay their respects. A visitation will be held at Austin & Barnes Funeral Home in Boone, NC on Tuesday, May 14, 2024 at 10:00 a.m., with a service to follow at 11:00 a.m. A visitation will also be held on Thursday, May 16, 2024 in Glennville, GA at Brannen Family Funeral Home from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m., followed by a graveside service at the Glennville City Cemetery at 3:00 PM.

 In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Cool Springs Baptist Church in Boone, NC

Austin & Barnes Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Knight family In Boone NC

Care and Services are entrusted to Brannen Family Funeral Services, in Glennville, GA  "Our Family Serving Your Family."


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