Freeman L. Knight, age 100, passed away on Monday, April 26, 2021, at the Park Lane Nursing Home in Scott City, Kansas. He was born on July 12, 1920, in Knox County, Nebraska, the son of Fora L. and Ethel Martin Knight. A resident of Scott City, Kansas since 2006 moving from Colorado, he was a retired Division Manager for KN Energy.
He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Scott City, Kansas, and a US Navy Veteran of WWII. Freeman was a Lifetime member of the American Legion, Lions Club, Rotary Club, Elks Lodge, and was a Past President of the Chamber of Commerce in Scott City, Kansas.
On July 3, 1977, he married Melva J. Bailey in Holdrege, Nebraska. She survives.
Survivors include his Wife - Melva Knight of Scott City, Kansas, One Daughter - Susan & David Thomas of Yuma, Colorado, Two-Step Sons - Gary & Sherlynn Bailey of Scott City, Kansas, Jerry & Cindy Bailey of Scott City, Kansas, One Sister - Dena Loukota of Sun City West, Arizona, Eight Grandchildren, Twenty Great Grandchildren, and Four Great Great Grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his Parents, First Wife - Della, Three Brothers - Allen Knight, and Glen Knight, Marian Knight, One - Sister - Margaret Bartos.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, May 8, 2021, at the United Methodist Church in Scott City, Kansas with Rev. Larry Danforth presiding. Services will be streamed live on Facebook at Price and Sons Funeral Home page (www.facebook.com/priceandsons) starting at 9:55 AM.
Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. Thursday, May 6, 2021, and 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. Friday, May 7, 2021at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Scott City, Kansas.
Interment will be in the Scott County Cemetery in Scott City, Kansas.
Memorials in Lieu of Flowers can be made to the United Methodist Church or Wounded Warriors of Scott City in care of Price and Sons Funeral Home; PO Box 553; Scott City, Kansas, 67871.