2013-05-08 / Obituaries


Leroy Webster Knight, 93, of Thomasville died May 4, 2013 at Mobile Infirmary.

He was born Jan. 1, 1920 in Thomasville. He was a long time youth baseball coach, hunter and fisherman.

Survivors include four sons, Larry (Linda) Knight, Randy (Bobbie) Knight, Ricky Knight, Farrell (Wanda) Knight, all of Thomasville; three daughters, Roseland (Thomas) Peterson, Gadsden, Carol Johnson, Diane (Harold) Crow, all of Thomasville; 18 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren.

The service was May 6 at 2 p.m. at O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Thomasville with Rev. Rex Jackson officiating. Burial was at Midway Baptist Church Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Robbie Colquitt, Will Knight, Webb Knight, Cody Knight, Gene Wiggins, and Bubba Smith.

Honorary pallbearers were Greg Peterson, Chris Knight, Scott Tourne’, Donnie Fendley, Ted Cornelius, Anthony Derour, Michael Loftin and Scottie Hubbard.

 Condolences may be offered at www.obryantchapelfh.com.

O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home of Thomasville directed.

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