Lloyd E. Knight90, Manheim Belting supervisor

By on August 17, 2011

Lloyd E. Knight

Lloyd E. Knight, 90, lifelong resident of Manheim, was called home to Heaven on Wednesday morning, Aug. 10, 2011 at Pleasant View Retirement Community, Manheim.

Born in Manheim, he was the son of the late Charles and Mabel Bradley Knight Glick. He was the husband of the late Martha E. Herr Knight who died on March 14, 2007.

Mr. Knight was a member of Elizabethtown Brethren in Christ Church and a former member of Manheim Brethren in Christ Church, where he had been treasurer and served as a deacon for 26 years. As recently as 2005, he was also a faithful delegate to the Regional and General Conferences of the Brethren in Christ Church. He received recognition for many years of perfect conference attendance.

Prior to retiring, he was employed for nearly 50 years by the former Manheim Belting and Manufacturing Company as a supervisor in the V-belt department. He was employed part-time by the former Pete Arnold’s Service Station and the former Cassel’s Clothing Store, both in Manheim. Following retirement, he was employed part-time by Longenecker’s True Value, Manheim. He was a life member of Manheim Sportsman’s Association, enjoyed hunting and was an avid Manheim Barons Football fan.

He is survived by two sons: Richard E., husband of Marion E. Tingle Knight, of Centre Hall; and Robert J., husband of Susan G. Myer Knight, of Manheim; a daughter: Carolyn J., wife of James F. Peters, of Manheim; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a stepsister: Dorothy, wife of Roland Yoder, of Lititz. I

n addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by his stepfather: Isaac Glick, of Smoketown.

A funeral service was held on Aug. 13 at Hoffer Auditorium, Manheim. Interment took place in Manheim Fairview Cemetery, Manheim.

If desired, contributions may be made in his memory to benevolent fund of Pleasant View Retirement Community, 544 North Penryn Road, Manheim, PA 17545.

To view a webcast of the service or for additional information, visit spencefuneralservices.com.

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