LeRoy (Corky) Knight, 86, Elizabeth, died Thursday, April 23, 2015, at his home.
Born Jan. 19, 1929, in New Albany, he was the son of the late Charles and Gertrude Best Knight.
He was an Army veteran and owner of Knight Trucking Co.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, the former Virginia McAleese; four siblings, Charles and Chet Knight, Jane Reese and Mary Helen Meeks; and a great-granddaughter, Accalia Fetz.
Survivors include two children, Roger McAleese and Mary Lohrstorfer, and three grandchildren, Alisha Fetz, Diana Lohrstorfer and Nicolas Lohrstorfer.
Visitation: Saturday, April 25, from 1 to 6 p.m. and Sunday, April 26, after noon at Newcomer Funeral Home in New Albany.
Funeral: Sunday, April 26, at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with burial, including military honors, in Bethesda Cemetery at Elizabeth.
The family suggests memorial gifts to Hosparus ‘ the Community Hospice of Southern Indiana, 624 E. Market St., New Albany, IN 47150.