NEWARK, N.J. —Funeral services for Joel “Joe” McKnight, 74, who died Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 6, at Nelson Chapel Baptist Church, with the Rev. Emma Solomon officiating. Burial will follow in the Nelson Chapel Church cemetery.

Surviving: son, Joe McKnight Jr. of Newark, N.J.; sister, Geneive Wright of Franklinton.

Open visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 5, at Richardson Funeral Home in Louisburg.