Ray Francis Knight, 81, of West Baden Springs, Indiana entered into eternal rest on Thursday, January 7th, 2021 at IU Health Paoli, Paoli, Indiana.
He was born in West Baden Springs, Indiana on August 30th, 1939 to Francis Knight and Ola (Qualkenbush) Knight.
Ray married Joan Peterson on May 16th, 1986 and she preceded him in death on September 6th, 2020.
He was also preceded in death by his Parents; (1) Brother – Jesse Knight; (1) Sister – Martha Morrison; (1) Daughter – Traci Harrington and (2) Granddaughters – Risha Knight and Sarah Knight.
Ray was a 1957 graduate of West Baden Springs High School and proudly serviced his country in the United States Army.
He retired from Rogers Group, Inc after 33 years, where he was the Area Manager.
Ray enjoyed spending time with his family, working on projects in his garage, and operating his backhoe.
He is survived by:
(3) Sons Doug Knight (Teresa) Paoli, Indiana
David Knight (Kathy) Bloomfield, Indiana
Dale McNeely (Becky) Huntingburg, Indiana
(4) Daughters Rhonda Dillard (Johnny) Holton, Indiana
Dina Smitson (Tracy) Paoli, Indiana
Sherry Arnold (Jim) Poseyville, Indiana
Linda Anderson (Todd) Geneva, Alabama
(2) Sisters Maxine Parks French Lick, Indiana
Fay Hammond (Buddy) West Baden Springs, Indiana
Several Grandchildren and Great-Grandchildren
Nieces and Nephews
PRIVATE GRAVESIDE CEREMONY
A Private Graveside Ceremony will be conducted by Pastor John Moffatt Ames Chapel Cemetery.
Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, attendance will be limited to 25 guests at a time. Guests are required to wear masks and practice social distancing (6 feet or more).
Visitation for family and friends will be Tuesday, January 12th, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home, French Lick, Indiana.
Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, attendance will be limited to 25 guests at a time. Guests are required to wear masks and practice social distancing (6 feet or more). If you are showing symptoms of illness (fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting or diarrhea) please do not attend. Thank you for your cooperation during the difficult times.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Ames Chapel Cemetery, C/O Ryan Barwe, 6487 W. County Road 175 S., French Lick, Indiana 47432; Charlie’s Angels, C/O Cathy Chaplin, 4380 S. Old State Road 145, French Lick, Indiana 47432; or to the Linda E. White Hospice House, 611 Harriet Street, Evansville, Indiana 47710.
Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home in French Lick, Indiana 47432. Condolences may be made on our Facebook page at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home or at our website – www.brosmer-kemplefuneralhome.com.