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Jason Lee McKnight

08/02/1972 - 03/12/2022
Service Date: 03/19/2022
Service Time: 10:00 am
Service Location: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - 3345 E. McLellan Rd., Mesa, AZ 85213
Visitation Date: 03/18/2022
Visitation Time: 6:00-8:00 pm
Visitation Location: Bunker's University Chapel - 3529 E. University Dr., Mesa, AZ 85213
Interment: American Fork Cemetery

Jason Lee McKnight, 49, was called home on March 12, 2022, in Mesa, AZ. He passed peacefully from complications due to kidney and heart diseases. He is survived by his wife Joy McKnight, his children JT, Katy, and Anyssa, as well as Craig McKnight (Father), Nancy McKnight (Mother), Robert McKnight (Brother), Joey Wright (Sister), Todd McKnight (Brother), and Carrie Ashcraft (Sister). He served as a Missionary of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, through the language of American Sign Language, in Columbus, Ohio; Tulsa, Oklahoma; and Tacoma, Washington. Jason and Joy met in Pocatello, Idaho and have been happily married for over 26 years. He lived in various states, during which he had the pleasure of meeting and reaching the lives of many. Jason worked as a Dental Consultant for over 15 years, which took him through all 50 states.

The viewing will be held at 6-8pm on Friday, March 18 at Bunker Funeral Home at 3529 E University Dr Mesa, AZ 85213. The funeral service will be held at 10am on Saturday, March 19 on 3345 E McLellan Rd Mesa, AZ 85213. Jason will be buried in American Fork, Utah on Tuesday, March 22; his final resting place will have a beautiful view of Mount Timpanogos. Jason’s family asks that bright spring colors, not black, be worn at all services. We will be remembering Jason’s life and celebrating the end of his mortal trials. In lieu of flowers, we ask donations to be made at: donate.churchofjesuschrist.org


Arrangements by Bunker’s University Chapel, www.bunkerfuneral.com. Should this obituary appear anywhere but bunkerfuneral.com, please check our website for accurate details and service information.



  • Boone and Sindy Braithwaite

    Joy, I’m so sorry for your loss. Our heart and prayers are with you and your family. Love, Boone and Sindy

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