Billy Lee Knight (WADLEY)

The funeral for Billy Lee Knight, 86, of Wadley will be Saturday, June 5, 2021, at 11:30 a.m. at Corinth Christian Church with Bro. Ricky Cummings officiating. Burial will follow in the adjoining cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on Saturday. Mr. Knight passed away Thursday, June 3, at Tanner East Alabama Medical Center in Wedowee. A Randolph County native, Mr. Knight was born Sept. 8, 1934, the son of Harlin and Eva Bernice Hester Knight. He was a member of Corinth Christian Church and a trucker for over 65 years. Mr. Knight was a member of Randolph County Rescue Squad and Corinth Volunteer Fire Department.

Survivors include his daughters, Debra Kirk and Brenda Ray, both of Wadley; sons, Don Knight and Nicky Knight, both of Wadley; 13 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; sister, Elsie Perry of Roanoke; and brothers, Franklin Knight of Roanoke, and Manley Knight of Cragford.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Mary Caldwell Knight; sisters, Velma Albright Nolan, Denia Screws; brothers, R.L. Knight, Tony Knight, Emory Knight, Clifford Knight and Ezra "Buddy" Knight; two sons-in-law, Gregory Kirk and Ken Ray; and daughter-in-law, Rose Knight. Pallbearers will be Manley Knight, Franklin Knight, Brian Caldwell, Austin Knight, Scott Taylor and Tommy Windsor.

Online condolences may be expressed at Quattlebaum Funeral Home, Roanoke.

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