Starling Knight Jr. born September 8, 1983 in Claremore, OK passed from this life to his heavenly home on June 17, 2017 in Stillwater, OK. A traditional Iowa Tribal Funeral will take place Thursday June 22, 2017 with a noon feast at the Bah-Kho-Je Chena Building in Perkins, OK with burial to follow at the Green hills Cemetery in Sapulpa, OK.
He is the son of Starling Knight Sr., John and Sandra Baldwin. He is the oldest son of Starling Sr. and Sandra. His adoptive parents are Ada White, John and Jessie Mutteloke, Noel Gover (Godmother), and Daryll and Virginia Mouse.
He is the great grandson of Chief Solomon Kent and the grandson of Nelson and Vera White, Henry and Louise Knight, Jack and Remonia Jacobsen, John and Nancy Kinkead, great Grandmother Billie Bohreer.
He was known as Starry to many family and friends. He attended Sapulpa Public schools. While in his youth he played a variety of sports from football, cross-country to baseball and he was also in Cub scouts. He participated in the Sapulpa Christmas Parade for nine years. He was a member of All Nations Indian Youth Group in Tulsa, supported by his Aunt Bernadette Huber. In his past time he played video games and enjoyed terrorizing his siblings. His most precious times were spent with his wife, children and family. At an early age he loved to dance alongside his grandfather, Nelson White, until his passing.
Starling is preceded in death by his great grandfather, Solomon Nawanoway Kent;
grandparents, Nelson and Vera White, Henry and Louise Knight, John Kinkead, Jack and Remonia Jacobsen; Godfather Garry Gover; aunts, Rosa Jones, Movita White, Marilyn White; grandmothers, Rebecca Wilson and Loretta Roberts and his Uncle John Daniel; Yolanda (Eula) and William (Bill) Petty.
He is survived by his parents; his lovely wife Morgan Scott-Knight; son, Starling Knight III; daughter, Natalee Louise Knight and his brother Samson Knight of the home; grandmother, Nancy Kinkead; great grandmother, Billie Bohreer; siblings, Jason Jones, Michelle Pewewardy, John Michael Baldwin, Cole Baldwin, Kristen Baldwin; he is the nephew of The Cool Uncle Bob Kinkead, Susan Knight, Vera Harjo, Thomas Knight, Twila “Rose” Knight, Flo and John Pashetopah, Morris Harjo; adopted siblings, Jeremiah Jones, Jimmy Jones, Bryan White, Leland White, Justina Pewewardy, Eric Travis Guy, Lydia Donahue (Christian Spottedwolf), Lila Donahue, Ashlee Holata (Josh Holata), Carmen Tehauno, Kent Tehauno (Wilbur Birdshead), Solomon Mutteloke and Kristen Mouse; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will include JR Callshim, JD Smith, Arrow Smith, Solomon Mutteloke, Jason Jones and John Michael Baldwin, with honorary Pallbearers being Gary Shores, Jeremiah Jones, Jimmy Jones, Samson Knight, Bryan White, Cole Baldwin, Josh Holata, Josh Stotler, Wilbur Birdshead, Christan Spottedwolf, Eric Travis Guy, Matias Pewewardy and Romulus Pewewardy. Flower girls include Natalie Knight, Marie Davis, Eva Follette, Marilyn Follette, Zayla Ataddlety, Cailyn Spottedwolf, Jazemin White, Cyrus Switch, and Amadeus Pewewardy.
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