Monday, September 14, 2020

Gail F. McKnight (August 29, 2020)

Gail F. McKnight, age 72 of Rossburg, Ohio passed away at 11:03 PM Saturday August 29, 2020 at the Miami Valley Hospital Dayton, Ohio.  Gail was born July 5, 1948 in Greenville, Ohio and the son of Myrtle (Lindemuth) McKnight of Greenville and the late Robert F. McKnight who passed away December 30, 2012.

Gail was retired following many years of farming and construction work in the Darke County area.  He was a veteran of the Vietnam War serving in the U.S. Air Force, member of the Ansonia American Legion, the Greenville VFW and Pheasants Forever.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his father and mother-in-law Leo and Katherine Prenger.

Gail is survived by his wife Nancy (Prenger) McKnight of Greenville.  They were married June 14, 1975.  Also children Jeremie F. (Lora) McKnight of Pittsburgh, PA and Ashley L. (Ryan) Rose of North Port, Florida; grandchildren Runa McKnight and Ava Rose; sister Pam (Mark) Hierholzer of Ansonia; brother Robert Kim McKnight of Greenville as well as his mother Myrtle.

There will be a Celebration of Gail’s life on Saturday September 5, 2020 from 2:00 PM until 7:00 PM at the family residence in Rossburg. 

It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to Feeding America 35 East Wacker Drive, Suite 2000 Chicago, Illinois 60601 or

Funeral arrangements by Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio.

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