Dennis Leon Knight Sr., 54, Brazil, formerly of Parke County, passed away at his residence unexpectedly Dec. 31, 2008, at 12:30 p.m.
He was born Dec. 1, 1954, in Clinton, to Robert Benjamin and Dorothy Ellen (Vale) Knight.
After graduating from Van Buren High School, he traveled to Kansas City, Mo., where he attended Mid West Technical College and earned a degree in automotive mechanics. On June 5, 1976, he married Judith Strickland in Grandview, Mo.
After returning to Indiana, he became a General Motors Certified mechanic at numerous dealerships in Parke, Clay, Montgomery, Vermillion and Putnam counties. He was currently employed with Main Tech, Indianapolis, as a maintenance mechanic.
In his free time, he enjoyed rebuilding computers, computer programming and spending time with his family.
He was preceded in death by his parents Robert and Dorothy Knight.
Survivors include his wife Judy, son Dennis Knight Jr. and wife Kari, Brazil, brother Doug Knight, Brazil, and step-grandchildren Jordan, Tucker and Hope.
Services will be at French Funeral Home, Saturday, Jan. 3, 2009, at 1 p.m., with Pastor Larry Richmond officiating. Burial will follow at Memory Garden Cemetery, Rockville.
Visitation will be at the funeral home Saturday, from 11 a.m. until time of services.
Visit www.frenchfuneralhome.com to light a candle in his memory.