Eric Demond Knight Sr., of Ardmore, was born on May 8, 1973, in Ardmore, Oklahoma, to John Ralph and Shirley Jean Knight. He passed away Monday evening, April 19, 2010, in Ardmore, Oklahoma, at the age of 36 years, 11 months and 9 days.


Eric Demond Knight Sr., of Ardmore, was born on May 8, 1973, in Ardmore, Oklahoma, to John Ralph and Shirley Jean Knight. He passed away Monday evening, April 19, 2010, in Ardmore, Oklahoma, at the age of 36 years, 11 months and 9 days.

 

Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, April 24, 2010, at the Jehovah Baptist Church with Rev. Kirk Rushing, Rev. Abraham Walton and Rev. Ronnie Godwin officiating. Interment will follow at the Jehovah Cemetery.

 

Family wake will be held this evening from 6 to 7 p.m., at the Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home, Ardmore, Oklahoma.

 

Eric had lived in Ardmore most of his life and had attended the Southern Oklahoma Technology Center and studied auto paint and body. He was a member of the Children of the King Baptist Church and loved riding motorcycles and horses. He loved all animals, especially his dogs, and he greatly enjoyed coaching his son’s little league baseball, basketball and football teams.

 

Eric is survived by his wife, LaGlenda McGee of the home; children, Mertisha McGee, Eryanna Knight and Eric Knight Jr., all of the home; mother, Shirley Knight of Ardmore, Okla.; siblings, RaChelle Wells of Oklahoma City, Okla., Leslie Knight of Tulsa, Okla., Derrick Knight of Ardmore, Okla., LaKresha Knight of Ardmore, Okla., LaQuita Knight-Walker and husband, Eric of Ardmore, Okla., ShaKena Knight of Ardmore, Okla., Margaret Knight-Roberts of Ardmore, Okla., Sherri Knight of Oklahoma City, Okla., Ralph Knight Jr. and wife, Tracy of Fayetteville, N.C., Jeron Knight of Ardmore, Okla., Andrea McGee of Lawton, Okla., and Ursula Hill of Oklahoma City, Okla.; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Eric was preceded in death by his father.

 

Pallbearers will be James Knight, Tyrone Fuller, Cardelle Hornbeak, Eric Walker, Harold Knight and Tommy Lee. Honorary pallbearers will be Kevin Alford, Byron Mayfield, Tony Loftis and Calvin Pickens.

 

Flower girls will be Zelda Knight, Simone Fuller, Audra McGee, Alice Knight, Tanya Taylor, Ashley McGee, Cordelia McGee and Paula Russell.

 

Online condolences may be sent to www.hdouglasfuneralhome.com.