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David Knight, Sr.

David Knight, Sr.

November 16, 1940 June 28, 2020

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Obituary

Obituary for David Joseph Knight, Sr.

David Joseph Knight, Sr., 79, died Sunday, June 28th, 2020 at 11:54 AM. Born, November 16th, 1940 he was a native of Thibodaux and resident of Schriever.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, July 4th, 2020 from 8:00 am until 10:30 AM at Ordoyne Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 am at St. Bridget Catholic Church with burial following in the church cemetery.

He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years; Barbara Ledet Knight; sons, David Knight, Jr. (Michelle), Joey "PP" Knight (Sabrina); daughters, Tammy Ledet (Daniel), Beverly Hebert (Troy), Julie Gros (Corey); grandchildren, Chris Derouen, Jr., Kristie Chauvin, Heather Ledet, Destin Knight, Laci Ledet, Tyler Hebert, Alexis Gros, Joshua Knight, Austin Gros, Faith Hebert, Noah Knight, Elisa Knight, Audrey Knight, Bella Gros; great grandchildren, Peyton Gravois, Ayden Chauvin, Callen Chauvin, Haze Derouen, Bailey Derouen, Graysen Chauvin; brother, Wilson Knight (Joy), sisters, Margaret Thibodeaux (Gerald), Theresa Levert (Theo).

He is preceded in death by his parents, Alfred Knight, Sr. and Effie Maronge Knight; brother, Alfred Knight, Jr.

David served in the Unites States Army, Aviation Division during the Vietnam War. He was a member of the VFW, American Legion, and the Vietnam Veterans of Thibodaux.

He was always ready to help fix anything that needed fixing whether it was for himself, his family or his friends. He was fondly known as "Super Dave". He was a loving husband, father and grandfather and will be truly missed by all who knew him.

Ordoyne Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, July 4th, 2020 | 8:00am - 10:30am
    Ordoyne Funeral Home
    1489 Saint Patrick Street
    Thibodaux, Louisiana
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    Saturday, July 4th, 2020
    8:00am - 10:30am
  • Mass of Christian Burial

    Saturday, July 4th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Saint Bridget Catholic Church
    100 Highway 311
    Schriever, Louisiana
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    Saturday, July 4th, 2020
    11:00am

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Ted & Melanie Ledet and Joseph, Jennifer & Miri Le, Marcia & Steve Dean, and other have sent flowers to the family of David Joseph Knight, Sr.
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Ted & Melanie Ledet and Joseph, Jennifer & Miri Le, Marcia & Steve Dean, and other have sent flowers to the family of David Joseph Knight, Sr.
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Ted & Melanie Ledet and Joseph, Jennifer & Miri Le

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Marcia & Steve Dean

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Jim & Pixie Carter

David Jr. & Family, With heartfelt condolences and sincerest sympathy, we are thinking of you all during this difficult time.
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Jim & Pixie Carter purchased flowers and planted a memorial tree for the family of David Knight, Sr..
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Michelle Knight

Jim and Pixie, thank you so much for the flowers! I know it means a lot to David! His Vistage group is an extended family to us!
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Lillie Ledet and Charlotte Ledet Johnson

Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
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