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Louis Shelby Knight, Jr.

Posted: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 | Views: 683

Louis Shelby Knight, Jr.
Crain Funeral Home


And a resident of Franklinton died at 3:36 pm Monday January 9, 2017 at Riverside Medical Center. He was a former dairyman and the owner of Knight Gravel Pit near his home. Louis enjoyed fishing and searching for and collecting arrowheads. He also collected different types of guns and loved many types of woodworking and restoring old wooden furniture.

Survived by:

2 Sons and a Daughter in law: Louis Shelby Knight, III and fiancé Gina Billips of Franklinton,
Christopher James and Tiffany Knight of Mandeville

4 Grandchildren: Desiree Crain,
Trevor Knight,
Shelby Knight,
Landen Knight

Sister: Suellen Sowerwine of Slidell

3 Nephews: Robert Sowerwine, Jr.,
Jeff Sowerwine,
Scott Sowerwine

Mother of his Children: Lila Knight

He was preceded in death by his parents Louis Shelby Knight, Sr. and Helen Fairburn Knight and brother in law Robert “Bob” Sowerwine, Sr.

Visitation will be at Crain Funeral Home Wednesday January 11th from 5 pm until 9 pm and after 9 am on Thursday. A funeral service will be held at 11 am Thursday in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Paul Watts officiating. Burial will follow in Ellis Cemetery.