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Lawrence S. Knight

Lawrence S. Knight, 85, of Monroe, died Saturday, March 2, 2013, at Hospice of Butler & Warren Counties.

He was born in Bellefontaine on July 16, 1927, to the late Charles and Gladys Cost Knight. He also was preceded in death by his brother, Charles Knight Jr., and infant brother, Robert Dean Knight.

Mr. Knight is survived by his wife, Ellen Miller Knight; sons, Douglas (Colleen) Knight, James (Karen) Knight and Mark (Darlene) Knight; sister, Mary Jane Kelly; grandchildren, Matthew, Julie, Stephen, Erin, Sarah and Kyle; and great-grandchildren, Isabella, Lucas and Lacie.

A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he worked as a trainmaster, retiring after 42 years.

The Rev. Doug Sonnenberg officiates a funeral at 1 p.m. Thursday at Wilson-Schramm-Spaulding Funeral Home, 3805 Roosevelt Blvd., Middletown, where visitation is one hour prior. Interment is at Mound Cemetery.

Memorial  donations may be made to Cardiac Rehabilitation at Atrium Medical Center, c/o Atrium Medical Center Foundation, P.O. Box 8810, Middletown 45042-8810.

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