Jerrick McKnight

Jerrick McKnight

Jerrick Edward McKnight, 28, of Ashland, passed away Saturday, May 29, 2021, in Boyd County.

He was born August 21, 1992, in Mocksville, North Carolina, a son of Ricky McKnight (Stephanie) of Yadkinville, North Carolina, and the late Marrisa Skidmore Porter, with whom he has gone home.

Jerrick was a very generous and kind person. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, riding dirt bikes, playing football and baseball, and spending time with his friends.

In addition to his father and stepmother, survivors include one daughter, Olivia Jade McKnight of Lexington; two brothers, Ricky McKnight Jr. of Winston Salem, North Carolina, and Eric McKnight of Yadkinville, North Carolina; and two sisters, Breelynna Adkins of Ashland, and Katie McKnight of Lexington, North Carolina. He also leaves many other family members and friends who will sadly miss him.

A celebration of life service will be at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, June 5, 2021, in Waring Cemetery at Garrison.

Globe Family Funeral Chapel in Garrison is caring for all arrangements.