In memory of
Jimmy R. Knight
Funeral services for Jimmy R. Knight, 70, of Colmesneil, will be held Thursday, February 16, 2017, at 2 p.m. at the Shafer Funeral Home Chapel in Lufkin with Chaplain Alex Montilla officiating. Interment will follow at the Garden of Memories Memorial Park. Mr. Knight was born June 24, 1946 in Lufkin, Texas, the son of Henry Knight and Ethel Beckham Knight and died Monday, February 13, 2017 in Colmesneil. Mr. Knight enjoyed fishing and cooking his famous ribs. He liked listening to George Jones and his favorite song was "I Don't Need Your Rockin' Chair." He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Mary Knight of Colmesneil; daughter and son-in-law, Velinda and Roland Castillo of Houston; daughter and fiancé, Martina Vilano and Joshua Flournoy of Houston; granddaughter, Destiny Castillo; grandson, Roland Castillo, Jr.; granddaughter, Desiree Castillo; granddaughter, Bianca Castillo; grandson, Joshua Flournoy, Jr.; granddaughter, Ariel Flournoy; grandson, Jimmy Flournoy; brother and sister-in-law, Willard and Sandra Knight of San Augustine; and brother and sister-in-law, Kirby and Birthel Knight of New Caney. Mr. Knight was proceeded in death by his parents; and brother-in-law and sister, Buddy and Bonnie Day. Pallbearers will be Roland Castillo, Roland Castillo Jr., Joshua Flournoy, Phil Guerra, Sylvester Vega and Michael Romero. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at Shafer Funeral Home in Lufkin. Shafer Funeral Home, directors.
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