James Handley Knight Jr.

(ROANOKE) James Handley "Jimmy" Knight Jr. of Roanoke was found deceased at his residence on Aug. 22, 2020. He was 63.

Jimmy was born in Carrollton, Ga., on Sept. 21, 1956, to the late James Handley Knight Sr. and Susan Marie Gatlin. Jimmy was a brickmason from the age of 18 and served the people of the Roanoke community and surrounding areas for many years.

Survivors include his two sisters, Barbara Lamoureux (Vinny) of Douglasville, Ga., and Pam McGuire of Bowdon, Ga., along with a number of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

A memorial service will be at the Mountain View Baptist Church Pavilion (1928 Highpoint Rd., Bowdon) on Sept. 20 at 3 p.m. ET. A private burial service will be held for the family at a later time.

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