Knight, Louis B., Jr.

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November 27, 1927 - November 25, 2017

Knight, Louis B., Jr.

Loving husband and father, Louis Bryant Knight, Jr. passed away on November 25,2017. He was 89 years old. Lou was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, to his parents Phyllis and Louis Bryant Knight, Sr. He attended Nicholls High School. He was a WW2 veteran having served in the Merchant Marines. He started his lifelong career with Eljer Plumbingware in New Orleans and relocated to Dallas in 1960 with his family. His career brought him to Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, and Houston, Texas.  There he met Cynda, and they began a wonderful relationship, married soon afterwards, and eventually settled in north Dallas. Lou and Cynda volunteered for Meals on Wheels for 18 years. Lou was an avid golfer, he loved life, and enjoyed having a good time. He even invented the cocktail “Louie the Potty Peddler” which was served at many parties. Lou and Cynda felt it was important that their combined families got to know each other, so they created “Cousins Week” a yearly event which turned out to be a great success.

He is survived by his loving wife, Cynda Knight, sisters, Phyllis Peralta and Beverly Perry, brother-in-law Elliot Peralta, his children Kylen Lindsley and Michael Knight, his son-in-law Philip Lindsley and daughter-in-law Connie Knight, grandchildren: Elizabeth Carpenter, Kyle Knight, Karey Pustejovsky, and Ryan Ferguson, as well as nine great grandchildren.

Arrangements are under the direction of
ARIA Cremation Service and Funeral Home
19310 Preston Road
Dallas, Texas 75252

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Randy Paulenich

March 30, 2018 12:11PM

Worked as a District Manager for Lou at Eljer in late 80’s. Although we didn’t see eye to eye on things he was always an honorable man that supported my business. He was only one that ever encouraged me to start my own business. I did and never looked back at corporate life. Thanks Lou for the encouragement.

Donald and Marcia Isch

December 11, 2017 7:25PM

We send our deepest sympathy to Cynda
and the family. Lou was a very nice
man and we will all miss him, May he rest in peace.