Lee McKnight

1954 - 2013


Lee McKnight

Dec. 20, 1954 — Sept. 12, 2013

Lee Allen McKnight, 58, a former Walla Walla resident, passed away Sept. 12, 2013, at home in Portland.

Lee was born to John and Alene (Gwinn) McKnight. He attended Walla Walla schools, Walla Walla Community College and Seattle University. He played football and basketball. He loved to ski and fish with his grandfather, Edward Gwinn Sr., and loved his grandmother Bernice (Broxson) Gwinn. Music was his life; he had a good voice, played piano, flute and guitar. Astronomy was also a lifelong favorite.

Survived by his mother, Alene McKnight of Walla Walla; sister, Sharon (McKnight) Clark of Florence, Ore; brothers Harold Jamison of Bend, Ore., William Kimmberly McKnight of Montana, and J. Scott McKnight of Kirkland, Wash.; seven nieces and nephews; and 12 great nieces and nephew.

Services will be held at a later date.


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