James Marlin Knight, 77 of Rutledge, died February 26, 2018. Marlin was born on August 13, 1940 to Simeon Burnette Knight and Minnie Ruth Malcom Knight. He was a member of Brownwood Baptist Church. He was retired as a plumber. Mr. Knight enjoyed being outdoors. He liked to garden and enjoyed fishing as long as he was able.
Marlin Knight is survived by his children, Eugene Knight and Wendy, Richard Knight and Penny and Fayth Hester and Cary. His grandchildren are Joshua, Collin, Conner, Ferron, Trevor, Brittany, Courtney, Hannah, Emanuel and Jacob. He also leaves four great grandchildren.
The family received friends on Thursday, March 1, at A.E. Carter Funeral Home from 6-8 p.m. The funeral service was held on Friday, March 2 at 2 p.m. at Brownwood Baptist Church. Interment followed at the Brownwood Cemetery.