Charles Ellis Knight, 62, departed this life June 23, 2014. He was born in Ringgold to the late David and Gustava Knight and was of the Baptist faith. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Vera; and brother, David L. Knight. Survivors include his stepdaughter, Katrina Johnson; his siblings, Christine (Billy) House, Lynda (Charles) Chambers, Charlotte (Ronald) Ward, Kathy (Royal) Larison, Connie (Ernie) Wilson, Maurice (Ann) Knight, Denise (Jesse) Stewart, Scott (Marla) Knight; and several nieces and nephews. Graveside services were held 11:30 a.m. Thursday, June 26, 2014, at Chattanooga National Cemetery. Arrangements are by Wallis-Stewart Chapel of Wilson Funeral Homes, Ringgold.