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Austin Bayle McKnight

April 24, 1997 ~ August 24, 2023 (age 26) 26 Years Old


Austin Bayle McKnight, 26, passed away Thursday, August 24, 2023, from injuries sustained in an accident.

Austin was born on April 24, 1997, in Florence, SC, son of Robert DeWayne McKnight and Susan Bailey McKnight.  He was a member of Friendfield Pentecostal Holiness Church and graduated from Hannah-Pamplico High School. Austin was an avid Gamecock fan, loved to ride dirt roads, long range shooting, hunting and fishing. He loved to cook and was known for his chicken perlo.

Surviving are his parents, Robbie and Susan McKnight of Effingham; grandfathers, Jim “PaPa Jim” Lamb of Scranton and O’Neal (Avis) McKnight of Florence; uncle, Ricky (Melinda) McKnight of Florence; cousin, Curtis DuBose of Florence and special friend, Cassie Stewart of Florence.

Austin was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Frank and Sue Bailey; and paternal grandmother, Nell Lamb.

Funeral services will be 2:00 PM, Sunday, August 27, 2023, at Carolina Funeral Home Chapel, with burial to follow at Friendfield Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 – 7:00 PM, Saturday, August 26, 2023, at Carolina Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Carolina Funeral Home, In Memory of Austin McKnight, PO Box 757, Scranton, SC 29591.

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August 26, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Carolina Funeral Home
215 E. Hwy. 378 Bypass
Scranton, SC 29591

Funeral Service
August 27, 2023

2:00 PM
Carolina Funeral Home Chapel
215 E. Hwy. 378 Bypass
Scranton, SC 29591


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