Knight, David Hays
May 18, 1933 – June 18, 2018
David H. Knight of High River, Alberta went to be with his Lord and Saviour Jesus on June 18, 2018 at the High River Hospital at the age of 85 years. David is survived by his wife Ferne, the love of his life, daughters, Ginny (Stuart) Olson, Pam (Bruce) Ganske, and Angie; grandchildren, Camille (Jesse) Hare, Neal (Natalie) Ganske, and Anton Olson; great grandchildren, Asher, Finn, Oakland, Selah, Tru and Wyatt; his only sibling, a sister, Shirley (Reubin) Drisner; and several nieces and nephews.
David was born in Calgary where he spent most of his life. After graduating from Crescent Heights High School, he completed a 7 year apprenticeship and worked as a printer for his entire career.
David and Ferne were married in 1957 and resided in Edmonton where their daughters were born. They moved to Innisfail, Calgary, Airdrie, and then retired in High River in 2001.
As a family, they enjoyed annual summer road trips through Western Canada and the USA. He loved to relax in the sunshine and liked a game of Scrabble.
David was active in Christian Service Brigade, served faithfully on church and condo boards, and served 40+ years in children ministries. He enjoyed overseas missions to Burkina Faso, West Africa in 1999 and Guangdong, China for 3 months in 2004.
He loved well and was well loved by his family, friends and neighbours who appreciated his integrity, humble spirit, and wit. He had a listening ear and it was said of him he never let any person go unnoticed.
A celebration of his life will be held on Sunday, June 24th, 2018 at 3:00 pm, at the High River Full Gospel Church, 1802 – 9 Avenue SE, High River, AB.
In lieu of flowers Memorial Donations can be made to Hope Mission Calgary, P.O. Box 85082, Calgary, AB. T2A 7R7. www.hopemission.com/calgary
To send condolences and view David’s Tribute Page please visit www.lylereeves.com . Caring for the family is Lyle Reeves Funerals of High River (Craig Snodgrass) 403.652.4242.