Kenneth Lee Knight, 52, passed at his home Jan. 25, 2016, in Shawnee.

Kenneth Lee Knight, 52, passed at his home Jan. 25, 2016, in Shawnee.

Kenny (or Ken) was born Jan. 9, 1964, in Los Angeles, California. He was the original drummer for The Lighthouse Boys in Bakersfield, California, until moving to Shawnee in 1979 with his parents and sisters. Ken worked as a machinist before retiring.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Lee Roy and Christene Knight.

He is survived by his daughter Kimberly and Michael Gerard; his son Buddy and Trish Knight and two grandchildren Andrew and Emmerson Knight; two sisters and brothers-in-law Jody and Ron Coomer and Glenda Eldridge; his niece and nephews, Kyndra and Jeff Dearth, Dillon Stever and Christopher and Bailey Stever; his great-nephews and niece Brayton, Eddison and Bellamy Dearth; two uncles and one aunt. He was “Uncle Ken” to many.

At his request there will be no funeral services.

In lieu of flowers feel free to donate to NAMI.ORG. Although his mind had failed him, his heart was always good. He is finally at peace. He loved "More than the road..." 1 Samuel 16:7