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September 25, 2018

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Robert F. “Mac” McKnight, 77


</p>Robert McKnightRobert F. “Mac” McKnight, 77, of Fulton, died Wednesday at A. L. Lee Memorial Hospital following a long illness. Mac retired in 1986 as Head Custodian at G. Ray Bodley High School and during his career worked at several schools in the Fulton Consolidated School System. He previously served as a firefighter with the City of Fulton Fire Department.  Mac served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War.  He was a life member and treasurer of Pathfinder Fish and Game Club and a member of the Trap Shooting Team.  He was an avid fisherman.

Surviving are: his wife of 26 years, Mae McKnight of Fulton; his children, Kathleen McKnight of Cleveland, OH, Colleen (Alex) Grimshaw of  Fulton and Brandon (Janet) McKnight of Fulton; a stepdaughter, Catherine Matthews of Clymer, NY; his brother, Richard (Nancy) McKnight of Binghamton; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

At the request of the family, there will be no calling hours or services.  An open house celebration of Mac’s life will be held Saturday, September 13, 2008 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Oswego Falls Business Center, 163 South First Street in Fulton.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Oswego County Humane Society, 265 West First Street, Oswego, 13126 or the American Diabetes Association of CNY, 155 Washington Avenue, Suite 210, Albany, 12210

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2 Responses “Robert F. “Mac” McKnight, 77”

  1. KEN WOELLER
    September 8, 2008 at 12:45 am

    BACK IN THE ’50s BOB WAS MY ASSISTANT SCOUT MASTER ALONG WITH GEORGE BREWER ,SCOUT MASTER. I LEARNED ALOT OF LIFES LESSIONS FROM BOB AND HE’LL LIVE FOREVER IN MY HEART BECAUSE OF THAT. THANKS BOB!

  2. Chet Ford
    September 11, 2008 at 11:08 am

    Bob was a close friend of my brother Wally Ford. I knew Bob quite well. He used to call on me to repair refrigeration and air conditioning for both the High School and Pathfinder F&G club. Bob was always a very good person to work with. I am sure he’ll be missed by all. My prayers go out to his family.

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