He was a veterinarian and was of the Methodist faith. Tim's life centered around his work. He loved his veterinarian work and helping people. He was also a rodeo clown for many years which he enjoyed very much.
Survivors include his wife, Diane Knight of Wilmar; three sons, James Knight of Crossett, David Knight, Jr. and wife Becki of Monticello and Hayden Knight of Pine Bluff; a step-daughter, Christy Phillips and husband Chanse; his sister, Eloise Worlow and husband Bob of Hensley; and his grandchildren, David Timothy "Trey" Knight, III, Abigail Knight, Della Knight, Bryce Phillips, Weston Phillips and Dylan Phillips.
Dr. Knight was a member of Wilmar Methodist Church. Tim loved sports, playing basketball and playing American Legion baseball while attending Wilmar High School. He was also active in 4-H, which led to him having a soft spot for local 4-H clubs as an adult. After high school, he attended the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, for 3 years before earning his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from LSU. After graduating, he returned to Wilmar, and became well known as a go-to veterinarian across South Arkansas as he took on Warren and Hope sale barns, which he dearly loved. As a member of the Monticello Riding Club, he also enjoyed performing as a rodeo clown for the Drew County rodeo.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to your local 4-H clubs. If you don't have a local club, you can send a check payable to 4-H to Diane Knight, 211 Dave Knight Rd., Wilmar, AR 71675, and she will see that it reaches a club.
Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 7, 2021, at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Chapel with burial in Wilmar Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Monday evening at the funeral home. Online guestbook at www.stephensondearman.com.