Emma "June" Knight

June 28, 1937 ~ August 12, 2021 (age 84)


Emma “June” Knight, 84, of Canon City, CO passed away August 12, 2021 in Colorado Springs.  She was born June 28, 1937 to Ralph and Ida (Burnett) Mills in Frederick, Oklahoma.

June met Charles Knight, the love of her life and they were married in 1956.  Shortly afterwards, they followed her parents to Colorado and they settled in Canon City where they raised their family.  June was a machinist at Western Forge for many years at the Canon City plant.  Above all things, she was a homemaker, wife, mother and loved raising her children and grandchildren.

She was the youngest of nine children and last surviving of her sibling.  June is survived by her children, Robert A. (Michelle) Knight, Raymond (Delight) DeWayne Knight, James Arthur (Loma) Knight, Charlene Michelle (Dave) Rodenbeck; grandchildren Jeremy, Ryan, Darrel, Derrick, Dustin, Nicole, Stacy, and April;  and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded by her parents, husband Charles and eight siblings.

Celebration of Life will be held 11:00AM, Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at Mountain View Community Church, 200 Justice Center Road, Canon City, C0.  Arrangements entrusted to Harwood Funeral Home.  Online condolences at




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Celebration of Life
August 17, 2021

11:00 AM
Mountain View Community Church
200 Justice Center Road
Canon City, CO 81212

Graveside Service
August 17, 2021

12:00 PM
Lakeside Cemetery
9th and Elm
Canon City, CO 81212

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