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Friday, December 8, 2023

Union, SC

Michael A. Knighten


Mr. Michael Anthony Knighten, age 61, husband of Angela Price Knighten, of 245 Deepwater Rd., Union, passed away Tuesday, December 5, 2023, at Spartanburg Medical Center after a brief illness.


Mr. Knighten was born in Cowpens on January 27, 1961, the son of the late Harold and Elenora Mabry Knighten. He graduated high school while living in Smyrna, GA, and formerly worked as a millwright and an automobile mechanic. Mr. Knighten was a member of New Beginnings Church in Pacolet and was an avid NASCAR fan.


Surviving in addition to his wife are five daughters: Racheal Muccio and fiancé William Ellis of Bladenboro, NC, Michelle Madden and husband Steven of Dothan, AL, Ashley Hardee and husband Joshua of New Bern, NC, Jessica P. Knighten of Georgia, and Casey Kerr and fiancé Eric Barnett of Union; a son, Travis Knighten and wife Jessica of Eufaula, AL; a sister, Brenda Brown; and a brother, Kenny Knighten, both of Georgia. He is also survived by ten grandchildren: Mason, Savannah, Nathaniel, Alexis, Jackson, Jessa, Asher, and Lilly. He was predeceased by two sisters, Carol and Cathy.


A service to celebrate his life will be held at 3:00 PM Saturday, December 9, 2023, at New Beginnings Church in Pacolet, conducted by Rev. Lisa Parfitt.


Visitation will be held from 2:00 until 3:00 PM Saturday at the church prior to the services.


The family will be at the home, 245 Deepwater Rd., Union.

The S.R Holcombe Funeral Home, Inc. (

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Friday, December 8, 2023

Union, SC

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