GROVETOWN, Ga. - Mr. Tyron C. Knight, Jr., the husband of Mrs. Judy Adams Knight, entered into rest Thursday, June 18, 2009, at Eisenhower Army Medical Center.
Family members, in addition to his wife, are: one son, Chris (Amber Magel) Blizard, Savannah; three daughters, Launna (David) Bishop, Spokane, Wash., Maria Knight, Grovetown, Kaci (Raymond) Williams, Thomson; his mother, Freda (Charles) Murphy, North Little Rock, Ark.; six grandchildren, Lauren and Kristen Blizard, Jonas Bishop, Alexus Duckworth, Treyton Pack and Landon Williams.
Mr. Knight was born in Houston, Tex. He was a retired U.S. Army veteran, serving two tours of duty in Vietnam. He was a retired electrical instructor and civil service employee at Fort Gordon. He was a Mason with the Harlem Lodge.
A memorial service was held in the Thomas L. King Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dewain French officiating. To honor Mr. Knight's request, he will be cremated. The family requests contributions to be given to the Columbia County Humane Society, 650-B Ronald Reagan Dr., Evans, Ga. 30809 or to the Augusta Animal Rescue Friends, P.O. Box 6824, Augusta, Ga. 30916.