Mr. Ray Knight, 84 of Rutledge died on September 26, 2013, surrounded by his family. He was born in Covington on July 2, 1929, to the late A.K. and Elizabeth Huff Knight. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War. Mr. Knight later served Morgan County as a sheriff’s deputy for many years. He also farmed as long as his health permitted. He enjoyed time spent on a John Deere tractor. Mr. Knight loved the outdoors. He also liked to hunt, fish and ride horses. He was a family man and adored his grandchildren. He was a member of Centennial Baptist Church.
Mr. Knight is survived by his wife of 60 years, Lois Stephens Knight. He also leaves three children, Jane Hicks & Sollie of Peachtree City, Steve Knight & Ginny of Rutledge, and Ricky Knight & Cindy of Rutledge. He is survived by 12 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. Mr. Knight has one surviving sister, Betty Clinton of Conyers. He was preceded in death by a son, Mike Knight.
The family received friends Oct. 5 at A.E. Carter Funeral Home. The funeral service was at 3 p.m. Oct. 6 at Centennial Baptist Church. Interment followed at the church cemetery.