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Boyd McKnight

October 30, 1936 ~ October 21, 2022 (age 85) 85 Years Old


Boyd McKnight, passed away peacefully at his home in Hurricane, Utah, on October 21, 2022. Boyd was 86, he was born October 30, 1936, in Heber City, Utah to Paul and Deon McKnight. Boyd graduated from Wasatch High School in Heber City. Boyd was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He married the love of his life Sharon Smit McKnight November 14,1955 in the Salt Lake Temple for time and all eternity. Together they enjoyed a family of 5 daughters, 24 grandchildren and 62 great grandchildren.

Boyd was a great provider for his family. He worked for the US Postal Service for many years in the Heber City Office. After his retirement Boyd and Sharon travelled to many different places. He and Sharon were tour guides, while he drove the bus, Sharon took care of the people. Boyd spent many hours on the trails of Washington County on his ATV and assisted with many of the ATV Jamboree’s in Hurricane. Many friendships were made and strengthened out on those trails. Boyd loved being on the golf course, he also loved a good hunting and fishing trip.  

Boyd is survived by his wife of 67 years, Sharon Smit McKnight. Daughters: Debbie Neerings (Alan) of Midway, UT, Robyn Muhlestein of Charleston, UT, Patricia McKnight (Don), Barbara Phillips (Alan) of Hurricane, UT, son in law Kelly Giles of Heber City, UT, (siblings) Robert & Rhoda McKnight and Linda McKnight and many nieces and nephews. 

Preceded in death by his parents Paul & Deon McKnight, Annette Kelly (sister), Carolyn Giles (daughter), Amberly Giles (granddaughter), Clark Muhlestein (son in law) 

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, November 5,2022 at 11:00 am at the Sky Mountain Building, Hurricane 27th Ward, 452 North 2600 West, Hurricane, UT 84737.

Live Stream will be available via Zoom- Meeting ID: 850 1851 3540 Passcode: 8jSU7q 

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Memorial Service
November 5, 2022

11:00 AM
Hurricane 27th Ward Chapel
452 N. 2600 W.
Hurricane, UT 84737


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