2010-03-11 / Obituaries


Richard Dorphus Knight, 76, of Thomasville died Feb. 27, 2010 at Mobile Infirmary.

He was born Oct. 29, 1933 in Thomasville. He was a member of Thomasville Church of God. He was a retired heating and air conditioning technician.

Survivors include three sons, Bill Knight, Thomasville, Brent Knight, Nashville, TN, Blake Knight, Mobile; three brothers, Leonard Knight, Grove Hill, S. M. Knight, Calhoun, TN, J. C. Knight, Thomasville; five sisters, Hilda Knight, Prunice Todd, both of Thomasville, Lillian Duke, Durham, N.C., Esther Peel, Leland, MS, Olene Hallman, Bay Minette; 13 grandchildren; one greatgrandchild.

The service was March 2 at 11 a.m. at O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. Raymond Williams officiating. Burial was in the Kelley Cemetery in Thomasville.

Active pallbearers were Tennyson Brasell, Jason Pruitt, Blake Knight, Josh Knight, Dewain Knight and Cliff Amos.

Honorary pallbearers were Winston Parden, Leonard Knight, S. M. Knight, J. C. Knight and Roy Hallman.

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