Jerry L. Knight, age 81, passed away peacefully at 6:07 P.M. Wednesday, October 28, 2020, at his residence in Bloomfield. He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on April 24, 1939, the son of Harry & Alma (Royer) Knight.
Jerry was a 1958 graduate from West Baden High School. He was a machine operator at Bridgeport Brass for 21 years. He was a member of the Providence Baptist Church.
Jerry loved the Lord and enjoyed his church. He was a family man, enjoying spending time with his family. He also enjoyed college basketball, following Indiana University.
Jerry is survived by his wife of 58 years, Donna (Fielder) Knight, two daughters, Lori (Matt) Ubelhor of Bloomfield & Jaime (Aaron) Pruett of Ellettsville, five grandchildren, August (Amanda) Ubelhor, Ross Ubelhor, Garrett (Cindy) Miller, Leighten Pruett, & Hannah Pruett, and four great grandchildren, Addeline, Evelyn, Vivien, and Grant, a sister, Lorraine Leonard, and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded by his parents, a brother, Earl Knight.
Funeral service will be held at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Worthington at 1:00 PM on Saturday, October 31, 2020, with Pastor Darren McDonald officiating. Burial will be held in Worthington Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Saturday from 10 A.M. until the time of service.
Online condolences may be shared with Jerry’s family at www.welchcornett.com.