Edward Stafford Knight Sr., 80, died Thursday November 29, 2018 at Allegiance Specialty Hospital in Greenville, MS. after an extended illness and complications from stomach cancer.
Stafford was a 1962 graduate of Mississippi State University with a B.S. degree in Banking and Finance. He received his Master’s degree from the University of Mississippi in Municipal Planning. He served his country as a First lieutenant, Airborne Ranger until 1964
He was preceded in death by his parents, Eddie and Dorothy Knight.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Betty Knight; sons, Edward Knight, Preston Knight his wife Alesha; grandchildren Emma Knight and Olivia Knight all of Corinth.
Graveside service will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December 8, 2018 at Henry Cemetery. (If inclement weather service will be held at McPeters Inc. Funeral Directors.)
Contributions in Edward’s memory may be made to Transformation Ranch c/o of First Baptist Church, 501 Main St., Corinth, MS. 38834; or Word Out Reach Ministries, 10891 Hwy 45 S., Guys, Tennessee 38339 US.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.mcpetersfuneraldirectors.com for the Knight family.
Arrangements the care of McPeters Inc. Funeral Directors.