Big Bear City, CA – June 17, 2014 – Big Bear City Airport regrets to announce that one of its Board of Directors, Chuck Knight, passed away June 16, 2014, after a prolonged illness. Mr. Knight had served on the Board of Directors since 2009. An integral part of airport leadership, Chuck had served on the Airport Development Committee, the Personnel Committee, the Safety & Security Committee and the 2011 Ad Hoc Air Fair Committee.
“All of us at the airport are deeply saddened by this loss,” said Gary Steube, Board President. “Chuck was a friend as well as a colleague. He will be sorely missed.”
As a director, Chuck helped guide Big Bear City Airport through a number of transitions, including the hiring of the current airport manager, and played an important role in the navigation of several critical points throughout the Big Bear City Airport’s development.
The family has not yet shared information regarding memorial services.