It is with heavy hearts we announce the peaceful passing of a beloved husband, father, and papa at home with his loving family at his side.  Husband of 44 years to Sheila (Wood).   Father of Tyler (Laurie), Greg (Michele) and Melissa Knight Butters. Papa to Melina Butters, Rebecca and Travis Knight, Ashely, Racheal and ColtonAllison. Predeceased by his parents Don and Frances Knight and sister, Mary Louise Sallman. Brother of Sharon McCracken (Bill), Denise Woods (Bill), Allan, Kevin and Tim. Brother-in-law of George (1996) and Trudy Wood; Loyal (1980) and Jane (2000) Wood, Barb and Ray (2009) Bosse; Tom (2009) and Deanna (2011) Wood, Larry and Harleen Wood; Richard and Barb Wood, Ruby and Bob Cowan, Emmalina (2009) and Winston Latham; Jon and Cathy Wood. Also survived by many nieces and nephews and every one of them was special to him.  Cremation has taken place in Windsorand there will be no visitation.  Friends will be received at the S. C. Stuart Sykes Funeral Home, 91 Division St. Kingsville on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 from 1 p.m. until time of memorial funeral service At 2 p.m. If desired, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Essex County Community Living would be appreciated.  Condolences may be left at


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