Age: 86 Address: Burnsville Date of Death: Wednesday, July 17, 2013 Arrangements: Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home
Details: Coot “Kenny” Knight, 86, of Burnsville, passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital. A native of Lafayette, TN, he was a son of the late Phillip and Tiny Knight, and the husband of Gladys Knight for 60 years, who died in 2012. A World War II US Army Veteran, he was a retired employee of the Orlando Sentinel. He had been a permanent resident of Burnsville since 2005, and a summer resident since 1984.
Surviving are his step-children: Elzora Bye and husband, David, of Burnsville, and Jerry Williams and wife, Anna, of Summerfield, FL; 5 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be held at 12 Noon Monday in West Burnsville Baptist Church. Revs. Charlie Carroway and Ray Strickland will officiate. Burial will be in Chapel Hill Cemetery in Orlando, FL on Wednesday, July 31, 2013.
The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service at the church.