John Scott Douglas KNIGHTON,

KNIGHTON, John Scott Douglas. CD 1947-2006. It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of John Scott Douglas Knighton on December 7, 006. John will be truly missed and lovingly remembered by his family and friends. He is survived by his loving wife Judy, daughter Lora and grandchildren Deneke and Graesen. Son Paul, step-daughter Kerry (John) and his brothers Charles (Judy) and Kenneth (Leslie). John is predeceased by his mother Mary Blanch (1972), father John Henry (1986) and sister Meryl Francine (1993). John was born April 21 1947 in Windsor, ON. He joined the Canadian Armed Forces in 1966 as a member of the Royal Canadian Regiment. He transferred to the Military Police Branch and retired in 1987 as a Sergeant. Since that time he was a reservist with the Rocky Mountain Rangers in Kamloops,BC, the 12 Service Battalion in Richmond,BC and was a Safety and Security Inspector for Transport Canada. An avid horseman,John and Judy have been operating Double J Stables for the past 18 years, starting their thoroughbred racing career in Kamloops,BC and racing for the past 10 years at Hastings Park in Vancouver BC. John was also the Vice President and a founding Director of the New Stride Thoroughbred Retirement


A memorial service and reception was held on Tuesday Dec 12, 2006 at 2.00pm at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch No 6 in Cloverdale BC. In lieu of flowers, donations to the New Stride Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation would be appreciated. Please send donations to 8376 Bradner Road,Abbotsford BC, V4X 2H5. Or visit for more information

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