John Homer McKnight, 72, of Carrabelle, went to be with the Lord, Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013.

He was born March 7, 1941 in Jacksonville. He was the son of John Joseph McKnight and Fannie Council McKnight.

He was a Christian by faith and member of First United Methodist Church of Carrabelle.

He worked in the seafood industry with his wife. He enjoyed hunting and fishing with his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and brother, John Judah McKnight.

He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Katie Millender McKnight; two sons, John H. McKnight, Jr., and Stuart A. McKnight; sister, Donna Jo Page and husband Hunter; four grandchildren, Miranda L. Whaley and husband Robert, Erica L. McKnight, Braxton S. McKnight and Riley Attridge; three great-grandchildren, Ethan, Ava and Aliviah Whaley; one niece, Celeste (Wayne) Holland of Blairsville, Ga. and one nephew, Bryce Page of Crawfordville.

Visitation will be Tuesday, Aug. 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Carrabelle First United Methodist Church. Service will be Wednesday, Aug. 14 at 2 p.m. at the church. Interment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery in Carrabelle.

Charles McClellan Funeral Home, Quincy, is in charge of arrangements.