He was employed by various Trucking Companies until his retirement.
Mr. Knights was a member of the Troy Masonic Lodge #306, Legion Riders Post 49 Troy PA, and the American Legion Post #135, Warren PA. He enjoyed Motorcycling, NASCAR, visiting casinos, traveling and playing golf.
Howard is survived by his daughter and son-in-law Tammi and Lonnie Cersoli and their two children, Trenton and Kendyl of Millerton; sister, Virginia (Robert) Jordan; step children Barb (Albert) Martin, Brenda (William) Sullivan, and Nan (Richard) Smith; several step-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents, wife Cathleen Rockwell Knights, brother and sister-in-law, Lynn E. and Debra Knights. Funeral services will be held at a later date.
Local arrangements are under the direction on the Gerald W. Vickery, Jr. Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc. 1093 West Main Street, Troy, PA. Send online condolences to www.Vickeryfh.com