David Blake McKnight, Jr.

  • Born: June 12, 1963
  • Died: January 2, 2021
  • Location: Lincoln, Massachusetts

Concord Funeral Home

Director - Glenn D. Burlamachi, CFSP
74 Belknap St.
Concord, MA 01742

glennb@concordfuneral.com
Tel. (978) 369-3388

Tribute & Message From The Family


David Blake McKnight, Jr. age 57 of Lincoln passed away suddenly on Saturday, January 2, 2021 at his residence. He was the son of the late Tom and Eleanor Jean (Fee) McKnight.

Born on June 12, 1963 in Concord, Massachusetts, he was raised and educated in Lincoln where he graduated from Lincoln-Sudbury High School.

In his early years Dave worked for the family business McKnight's Nursery and most recently at Stonegate Gardens. He also worked in the facilities department at Bentley University in Waltham and also for the Department of Public Works in Lincoln.

Dave was a kind, generous and friendly person to all who knew him, he enjoyed riding his beloved Harley-Davidson motorcycle, gardening and spending time with family and friends.

He is survived by his brother Richard McKnight of Lincoln, his sisters, Deborah Stacey and James Hawkins of New Ipswich, NH, Donna McKnight-Iwany and husband Robert of Bedford, Diane Olsen and husband Edward of Waltham as well as several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Friends and family will gather to honor and remember Dave on Thursday, January 7, 2021 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm in the Concord Funeral Home, 74 Belknap St., Concord. To ensure everyone's safety, all those attending will be required to wear a face mask and practice social distancing. A private family graveside service will be held at Lincoln Cemetery, Lincoln.

To view David's funeral service, please use the link below:
https://youtu.be/pOaV4LsZyss

Donations in his memory may be made to:
Buddy Dog Humane Society
151 Boston Post Rd.
Sudbury, MA 01776
www.buddydoghs.com


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Condolence & Memory Journal

I have known David since the McKnight Nursery days. Always a ready smile at Stonegate. You always felt like he was glad to see you. We got to be facebook buddies and he was always sending funny pics. I was saddened to hear of his passing. My heartfelt condolences to the family.

Posted by wendy kusik - Acquaintance   January 17, 2021

Dave's warm greeting and smile brightened my day whenever we ran into each other, going way back to the years of the McKnight Nursery. The world needs people like Dave. I am so sad about his passing and send condolences to his family.

Posted by Gwyn Loud - Lincoln, MA - Friend   January 15, 2021

May the road rise up to meet you. May the wind be always at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face; the rains fall soft upon your fields and until we meet again, may God hold you in the palm of His hand.

Posted by patrick connolly - rio linda, CA - Family   January 08, 2021

God will always love the McKnight Family. RIP Cuz

Posted by patrick connolly - rio linda, CA   January 08, 2021

Sending thoughts and prayers to all of David's family.

Posted by Katie Ruberti - Natick, MA - Family Friend   January 07, 2021

When Dave was in the room you knew you had a friend. Ride on my friend. Until we meet again.

Posted by Maaria Olander - Concord, MA - Coworker   January 07, 2021

I am so saddened to read of David's passing. He always had a smile on his face and always took the time for a quick chat when I would see him in Lincoln.
All of his family are in my thoughts and prayers.
Vicky DeNormandie LoChiatto

Posted by Vicky Lochiatto - Classmate   January 07, 2021

Thoughts and prayers to all.

Posted by Roberta Greaves - Old Lyme, CT - Friend   January 06, 2021

Our heart goes out to your family.

Posted by Andrew & Barbara Davis - Milford, NH - Family Friend   January 06, 2021

Mark is completely heartbroken we are so sorry for the loss. Are thoughts and prayers are with the family.

The Stacey family Mark, April & children

Posted by April Allaire-Stacey - Leominster, MA - Family   January 04, 2021

We are thinking of you all during this difficult time, and sending love.
Kristin and Petter Knutrud

Posted by Kristin Knutrud - Westborough, MA - Friend   January 04, 2021

So sorry to hear this news, from palmer family

Posted by Glenn Palmer - Phoenix, AZ - Friend   January 03, 2021

We are so sorry to learn of Dave's passing. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you. I know my family will miss seeing him at Stonegate. Such a kind soul.
The Mohr/Curtis Families.

Posted by HEATHER CURTIS - SUDBURY, MA - Friend   January 03, 2021


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May the road rise up to meet you. May the wind be always at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face; the rains fall soft upon your fields and until we meet again, may God hold you in the palm of His hand.