Willis Richard Knight1917 - 1954 (37 years)
Name Willis Richard Knight Birth 1917 Indiana Gender Male Death 30 Mar 1954 Crawford, Indiana Burial Pleasant Tick Ridge Cemetery, Crawford, Indiana Person ID I26277 Yatesville History & Genealogy Last Modified 22 May 2014
Father William Perry Knight, b. 20 Apr 1886, Indiana d. 18 May 1977, Indiana (Age 91 years) Mother Edith Marica Austin, b. 12 Oct 1893, Indiana d. 7 Sep 1974, Indiana (Age 80 years) Family ID F2596 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Family Amanda Blanche Foster, b. 29 Apr 1916, Crawford, Indiana d. 1994, Arizona (Age 77 years) Family ID F8837 Group Sheet | Family Chart Last Modified 26 Jan 2023
- "Man Sitting in Road Is Killed by Truck ENGLISH, Ind. (UP) —Willis Richard Knight, 36, Mifflin, was killed by a truck Tuesday night as he and a stepson sat in the middle of a road, according to state police. Police said Knight and Cleo Willis Knight, 14, were sitting in the middle of a country road one-half mile south of Mifflin when a truck driven by John Laswell, 33, Westport, came over a hill. The truck missed the boy and ran off the -road into a bridge railing and turned over in a creek after hitting Knight. Laswell and young Knight were unhurt. (SOURCE: Newspaper: Logansport Pharos-Tribune › 1954 › March › 31 March 1954 › Page 11)"