Alvin Smith Knight, 85, of Mathews, Virginia, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021. Alvin was previously the President of Farmers Bank of Mathews. He was a member of Central United Methodist Church, Oriental Lodge No. 20 AF & AM, Mathews, the Khedive Temple in Norfolk, Urbanna Lodge No. 59, Richmond Commandery No. 2, and the Scottish Rite Temple in Newport News. Alvin was also a 15-year member of the Mathews Volunteer Fire Dept., a member of the Lions Club and he worked at the York County Treasurer’s Office for 15 years. The family would like to give special thanks to Matilda and Amanda Love for their loving care.
Alvin was predeceased by his parents, Captain Louis M. and Adele Knight.
He is survived by his wife, Audrey Rainier Mitchem; stepdaughter, Linda Triolet (Charlie), and a sister, Kathryn Knight Freeman.
The family received friends on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021, at 12:30 followed by a Celebration of Life Service at 2 p.m. at Faulkner Funeral Homes, Foster-Faulkner Chapel, Mathews, Virginia. Burial followed with a Masonic Service at H.C. Smither Memorial Cemetery, Hudgins, Virginia. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Alvin’s memory to the Mathews Volunteer Fire Dept., P.O. Box 1130, Mathews, Va. 23109 or to the Mathews Volunteer Rescue Squad, 94 Cricket Hill Road, Hudgins, Va. 23076.