Lawrence “Larry” B. Knight, 81, a native of New Orleans and resident of Thibodaux, passed away on August 20, 2014.
Visitation will be on Saturday, August 23, 2014 from 11:00 AM till funeral time at St. Genevieve Catholic Church in Thibodaux. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 2:00PM at the church. Interment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery in Thibodaux.
He is survived by his sons, Keith Knight and wife Wanda, Rodney Knight and wife Darlene, Jeffrey Knight and wife Denise, Douglas Knight and wife Renee; 9 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; siblings, Freddie Knight Jr., Karen Guillot, and Michael Knight.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Betty Ann Huot Knight; parents, Freddie Knight Sr, and Irene Rodrigue Knight; siblings, Richard and twin brother, Jerry Knight.
He was an Army Veteran who served in the Korean War. He received the Korean Service Medal with four Bronze Service Stars and the UN Service Medal Distinguished Unit Citation. The family would like to thank the caregivers Dena, Joann and Achsah for their care.
Landry’s Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.