Durra Ray Knighton

COLUMBIA — Durra Ray (Del Ray/ PeeWee) Knighton passed away Friday, December 7, 2018 in Agape Hospice in Lexington.

Born July 7, 1947 in Ware Shoals, SC, Del Ray moved to Columbia to attend school at Will Lou Gray in West Columbia, where he was later employed as maintenance specialist, which is where he retired.

He was predeceased by his Granddaddy E.L. Knighton and Grandmama Beulah Knighton and brother Benny Knighton. Surviving are his sister, Joy Flemming Knighton, Aunt Loula Mae Pruitt (Sis), niece, nephew, cousins and many friends.

Del Ray was an avid race car fan with his favorite being Dale Earnhart. He loved to play golf, hunt, fish, and best of all attending music concerts with his buddies.

There will be a memorial in Ware Shoals/Greenwood in Greenwood Memorial Gardens & Mausoleum on Monday, December 17, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. Also a CELEBRATION of Del Ray will be on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at T’s Country Bar, 4922 Hwy 321, Gaston, SC 29053.

Del Ray had many friends. He never forgot you and was thankful for everyone he met. He will be missed by all who knew him.

Rest in Peace our Dear Friend!!

Memories may be shared at www.dunbarfunerals.com.