Ralph William Knight, Jr.
February 22, 1933 – January 17, 2017
Ralph W, Knight Jr, 83 of Sunderland Maryland passed away January 17, 2017 in Kennesaw Georgia. He was born on February 22, 1933 in Washington D.C. to Ralph W. and Mildred A, Knight, and raised in Landover , Maryland. He graduated from Bladensburg High School, Class of 1951, and upon graduating he enlisted in the United States Air Force, serving in France, Belgium, and Vietnam. While stationed in the United States he served in Washington, D.C. and Maryland. He retired as a Senior Master Sergeant from the Air Force after serving for nearly a quarter of a century, and subsequently worked for Metro Rail until his final retirement.
Ralph was preceded by death by his wife Genevieve T, Knight, his sons Gilles Debyser and Ralph W. Knight III, a brother Robert A. Knight and a sister Jean Burch. He is survived by his daughters Muriel K, Seaman, Yvonne Farmer, Mildred Thomas, grandchildren James Seaman, Samantha Chase, Phillip Debyser , Esther Debyser, Bruce Farmer, Ashley Leonard , William , Christopher, and John Patrick Thomas, and by great-grandchildren Elijah, Leam and Memphis Farmer; Cash & River Leonard; and Amelia and Oliver Chase.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017