Melvin Lewis Knight



Augusta, GA — Melvin Lewis Knight, 80, husband of the late Hazel Ruth Rochester Knight, of Seneca, SC, passed away Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at Pruitt Health Aiken, SC.


A native of Pickens County, SC, Mr. Knight was the son of the late Clyde and Rosalee Rice Knight. He owned and operated Knight’s Piano Service in Seneca, SC for many years and attended Bountyland Church of God.


Mr. Knight is survived by his son: Alan Knight (James McCoy) of Augusta, GA; brothers: Frank Knight (Nellie) of Walhalla, SC and Roy Knight (Sandy) of Six Mile, SC; step-granddaughter: Kayla Myers (Dennis); and three step-great-grandchildren.


In addition to his wife and parents, Mr. Knight was preceded in death by his brothers: Samuel, J.B. and Harold Knight; and sisters: Helen Turner and Lucille Ellenburg.


A memorial service will be held a later date.


The family is at their respective homes.

Davenport Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.