Thomas Eric McKnight was born October29, 1971 to Mable B. (Weston) and Lee Thomas McKnight in Meriden, Connecticut. He departed this life on Monday, April 19, 2021.
Thomas graduated from Orville Platt High School in Meriden, Connecticut and attended Aviation School in Utica, New York.
He relocated to Fort Wayne, Indiana in 2007. He worked several jobs; but his favorable job was working as a mechanic. His hobbies were fishing and enjoying life. He loved everybody, especially his family.
“Eric” as he was affectionately called by family and friends will be missed dearly.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his only son, Thomas; his loving and caring mother, Mable McKnight of Fort Wayne; two sisters, Angela McKnight of Meriden, CT and Valarie Harris of Bristol, CT; fiancé, Jennifer Schang; niece, Kalyn Johns of Meriden, CT; nephew, Joshua Harris of Bristol, CT; honorable brother, Brian Morgan of Fort Wayne; special cousin, Benjamin “Benji” Weston of New Britain, CT; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Lee Thomas McKnight.
Burial in Concordia Cemetery Gardens.
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