GOLDTHWAITE — A memorial service for Leland “Rusty” Knight, 66, of Goldthwaite will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 24, 2017 at Stacy-Wilkins Funeral Home in Goldthwaite with Russell Bristol officiating.
    He died Thursday, June 22, 2017 in Temple.
    He was born in Goldthwaite to William Francis Knight and Billie Moselle McGlothin Knight. He was married to Brenda Voelkel on Feb. 2, 2002 in Goldthwaite. He was a Methodist. He was Mills County justice of the peace and worked for Schwartz Grocery Store for 34 years.
    Survivors include his wife, Brenda Knight of Goldthwaite; three sisters, Wanda Oliver (Jim) of Goldthwaite, Donna Horton (Ernest) of Goldthwaite and Wilda Sargent (Loyd) of Tuscola, Texas; five brothers, Bill Knight (Nancy) of Fort Worth, Texas and Wayne Knight (Pat), James Knight (Carolyn), Paul Knight and Allen Knight (Mary), all of Goldthwaite; sister-in-law; three stepdaughters, Brandi Jean Weathermon of Early, Texas, Rae Ann Shaw of Carrollton, Texas and Shannon Garrison of Goldthwaite; and a granddaughter.
    He was preceded in death by his parents and brother.