Herbert Vinal Knights

Posted Aug. 13, 2013, at 7:37 p.m.

ORONO and ENFIELD – Herbert Vinal Knights, 77, passed away Aug. 13, 2013, at Treats Falls House, Orono. He was born Dec. 3, 1935, in Enfield, the son of Merle and Rose (Cossar) Knights.

For many years, Herbie was a loyal fan of Mattanawcook Academy sports where he rarely missed a game, and at one point had the school yearbook dedicated to him. He also was a fan of the Boston Red Sox, the Portland Sea Dogs and the University of Maine Black Bears. He loved to sing and dance. His family would like to thank the staff at Treats Falls House and the many caregivers who cared for Herbert over the years.

He is survived by a sister, Becky and her husband, Richard Brown; two brothers, Cedric Knights and his wife, Helen, and Dean Knights; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may call 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday, at Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee Road, Lincoln, where funeral services will be held 2:30 p.m. Friday, with the Rev. Jack Hyland officiating. Interment will be at South Lincoln Cemetery. Those who wish may donate in his memory to the Sports Program at Mattanawcook Academy, 15 Reed Drive, Lincoln, ME 04457. Those who wish may sign an online register and leave written condolences at www.clayfuneralhome.com.

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