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Edgar Knight, Jr.

1972 — December 30, 2020

EDGAR KNIGHT, JR. Edgar Knight, Jr. 48, Moberly, MO, passed away Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at this home. He was born November 24, 1972 the son of Edgar Knight, Sr. and Sarah Jane (Martin) Knight. On February 13, 2015 he was united in marriage to Rhiannon (Pool) Knight. In addition to his wife Rhiannon, he will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his mother Sarah Jane Knight of Moberly, MO; two sons Hunter Ames and Matthew Ames both of Macon, MO; two daughters Shay Ames of Macon, MO and Hayley Ames of Moberly, MO; three brothers Tony Knight, Charlie Martin and Phillip Rains; six sisters Gracie Knight, Tina Rains, Anna Campbell, Winona Rains, Rachel Wayland and Viola Wayland; several nieces and nephews; several aunts and uncles; other relatives and many dear friends. Edgar worked for Orscheln’s for several years. He loved hunting, fishing, farming and spending time with his family and friends. Memorial services will be 7:00 pm Monday, January 4, 2021 at the Oliver Funeral Home in Centralia, MO. Visitation will be from 6:00 pm until service time on Monday, January 4, 2021 at the Oliver Funeral Home in Centralia, MO. Memorial contributions may be made to the family, payable to Oliver Funeral Home, P.O. Box 125, Centralia, MO 65240. Condolences may also be made to the family at To those attending the visitation or funeral service, we ask that you maintain social distancing. Be aware that capacity and seating may be limited and that people are welcome to and encouraged to wear face masks to protect themselves and others. We will follow all guidelines set forth by Boone County.

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