Lewis Knights

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UNITY - Lewis Knights, 89, of Unity, passed away peacefully with his loving wife by his side on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, at Maine General Medical Center in Augusta. He was born in Hartland on Sept. 30, 1929, the son of the late Lynn and Myrtle (Morse) Knights.Lewis married the former Sharon Cummings of Belgrade Lakes on Sept. 1, 1961. He was a Jack of All Trades. His employment included working in the woods, he was a millwright, and worked in construction, but he was best known for his work as an automotive mechanic. Lewis enjoyed listening to old time country music, dancing, camping, and taking the kids to the lake. He especially enjoyed following the Red Sox, and would have been overjoyed knowing that they had won another World Series on the evening of his passing.Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his son, Kris Knights.Lewis will be sadly missed by his adoring wife, Sharon Knights; his children, Sharon Cormier and her husband Maurice of Belgrade, Keven Knights and his wife Katrina of Virginia, Kurt Knights and his wife Gena of Pennsylvania, and Rebecca Ramos and her husband Russell of Missouri; his sister Lois Williams of Pittsfield, his brothers Albert Knights and his wife Margaret of Oakland, Donald Knights of Pittsfield, and Harold Knights of Dover; 13 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.Visiting hours will be from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 4, at Lawry Brothers-Wheeler Funeral Home, 26 Church St., Oakland. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 5 at Gould Cemetery in Smithfield, with his son-in-law, Russell Ramos officiating.An online guestbook may be signed, and memories shared at www.familyfirstfh.com. Arrangements are by Lawry Brothers-Wheeler, 26 Church St., Oakland. 

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Wheeler Funeral Home - Oakland
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Published in Central Maine on Oct. 31, 2018