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Richard Preston Knight

Sept. 10, 1942 to July 30, 2013 -


by: SUBMITTED - Richard Preston KnightFormer Lake Oswego resident Richard Preston Knight died July 30, 2013 following a long illness. He was 70.

Mr. Knight was born in Salinas, Calif. to Mary Virginia Wells and Samuel Preston Knight. He grew up in Lake Oswego and graduated from Lake Oswego High School.

He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1960, serving during the Vietnam War. He was discharged in 1969.

He married Patricia Emmett of Lake Oswego in 1963.

Mr. Knight was a scout leader and worked in electronics manufacturing and aerospace.

Survivors include his wife, Patricia Knight of Portland; sons Lance Knight and Stephen Knight, both of Lake Oswego, sisters Heather Hall, Portland, and Mary Jensen of Lake Oswego and brothers James Green of Aloha and Von Jensen of Lake Oswego.

Services have been held.

Remembrances may be made to the charity of one’s choice.