Clifford M. Knight Sr. of Cuyahoga Falls will celebrate his 98th birthday on April 28.

He was born on April 28, 1919, in Akron to Walter and Alma Knight.

He graduated from North High School in 1937. Mr. Knight was in the U.S. Army and served in World War II. He then worked for Firestone Tire Co. Mr. Knight married Elizabeth Mary Wells on May 14, 1939. She died May 18, 1999.

Mr. Knight has two grandchildren: Debbie and Mike. He has three great-grandchildren: Emma; Noah and Macy. His great-great niece is Sylvia Rose Soulstein. Mr. Knight enjoys model locomotive trains. He is a member of Community of Christ.

A celebration will take place at his home. Special out-of-town guests expected at the party are: niece Jayne Soulman of Chicago; niece Burma Zautis of Orlando, Fla.; great-niece Margaretmae (Seth) Soulstein and great-great niece Sylvia Rose of Ithaca, N.Y.