Mr. Knight is survived by his wife of 42 years Louise Steeley Knight; three daughters Nancy Bagby and Thelma Camplin both of Hopkinsville, Ky. and Deborah Oyston of Cookeville, Tenn.; three sons Richard Bruce of Bowling Green, Ky., Benjamin Lee Bruce of Portland, Ind., and Tommy Bruce of Hopkinsville, Ky.; two sisters Thelma Hampton of Cadiz, Ky. and Linda Fowler of Pembroke, Ky.; nineteen grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Preceding Mr. Knight in death were his parents, ten brothers and two sisters.
Visitation for Mr. Amos Knight will be on Saturday, July 5, 2014 from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.at First Baptist Church, 960 Industrial Park Rd. Dawson Springs, Ky. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 on July 5, 2014 at First Baptist Church with Rev. Randall Rogers and Rev. Jackie Perkins officiating. Burial will follow in Rosedale Cemetery in Pembroke, Ky.
His grandsons and a great-grandson will serve as pallbearers.
“He was a wonderful husband and father and taught his children how to sing. He was an example of what a ‘real father’ should be.”
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