Friday, September 28, 2012
Richard Wellman Knight, BHS 1947
Richard was born August 27, 1929 to Clifford and Jewell Wellman Knight in Salt Lake City, Utah. His family moved to Burbank, California where he grew up and graduated from Burbank High School in 1947.
Richard will always be remembered as a loving, kind and giving grandfather and extremely loyal to his animal friends. He loved to rockhound, especially in the desert where he loved to spend his time. He also enjoyed being a handyman and would work on many projects around the house. As a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints he served in many callings faithfully as a Sunday school teacher, scout leader, seminary teacher, ward clerk, and as a Stake Missionary.
Funeral services will be held Monday April 8th at 11:00 a.m. at the Larkin Sunset Lawn Mortuary, 2350 East 1300 South, Salt Lake City. Friends may call at 10:00 a.m. prior to the services. Interment: Larkin Sunset Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Huntsman Cancer Research Center.