Timothy Arlen McKnight
March 20, 1955 – January 27, 2018

Tim passed away at home surrounded by his loving family.

He is survived by his wife, Brooke, daughter, Summer McKnight, brother, Greg McKnight and his wife Sharon, sister, Bev Holstin and her husband Dennis, sister, Teri Langs and her partner Danny Uutela and many nieces and nephews. His niece Michelle Marcelli was especially close to Tim and gave much support and care. Tim is also survived by Barbara Nash, Paul Rosal, Chris and Arlene Dougherty, Morgan Dougherty and Grant Gourley together with friends Mike Owens, Mark Blume and Leonard Egland and many more.

Tim was born and lived his entire life in Humboldt County. He enjoyed driving his “green rascal” to garage sales and collecting quirky things. He loved fishing, reading, movies and music. He also liked a good cup of “gas station” coffee.

In celebration of Tim’s life, there will be a gathering of his family and friends at the Red Lion Hotel in Eureka on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 2 p.m.


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