Thomas Perry Knight

January 14, 1940 - October 18, 2020
David J. Jansen
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Thomas Perry Knight of Miami, OK passed from this life Sunday, October 18, 2020 at Mercy Hospital in Joplin, MO. He was 80.

Perry was born January 14, 1940 in Afton, OK to Richard and Lora (Burns) Knight. He had lived in Miami for many years and was the airport manager for the Miami Municipal Airport for many years.

Perry was preceded in death by his wife Vivian Knight and a daughter Lisa McCumber, his parents and a sister Joyce Knight Gibson.

Survivors include 1 sister Faythe Knight Martin of Miami, OK, 1 neice Lora Gibson of Afton, 3 nephews Tim Gibson of Vinita, OK, Kevin Gibson of Mt. Vernon, MO and Chad Gibson of Afton, OK.

Graveside services will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, October 23, 2020 at G.A.R. Cemetery in Miami, OK. Mike Lilly will officiate. Services have been placed in the care of the Paul Thomas Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Miami, OK. Online condolences may be made at