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Lorenza Knight

Lorenza Dow (L.D.) Knight, 97, widower of Edna Knight, formerly of Harrodsburg, died Wednesday, May 26, 2021, in Owensboro.

Born Oct. 2, 1923, in Hanson, he was the son of the late E. L. and Amy Knight.

He was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps having served in the 436th Airborne Troop Carriers in Europe, a 1941 graduate of Hanson High School; received his undergraduate degree from Georgetown College where he played basketball, received his masters and Rank I from Western Kentucky University, was a principal, teacher and coach in multiple school systems and was a member of First Baptist Church Owensboro.

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