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Irvin "Rat" Leonardo Knight, 69, passed away March 2, 2018

Funeral service will be 1:00 p.m. Friday, March 9, 2018 at Ebenezer Missionary
Baptist Church, 702 W. Raleigh Road, Rocky Mount, NC 27803, with Reverend
Dr. Thomas L. Walker, officiating.  Burial will follow at Gardens of Gethsemane.

Visitation will be held from 12 noon until 1:00 p.m. Friday, March 9 at Ebenezer
Missionary Baptist Church.

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  • Monday, March 05, 2018
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Hunter-Odom Funeral Service
  • Monday, March 05, 2018
    Sorry for your loss. Praying
    ~ Audrey Hill   Rocky Mount, NC
  • Wednesday, March 07, 2018
    The graduating class of 1996 would like to send out our condolences to our classmate's family during this time of bereavement. Our prayers are with you and the whole family.
    ~ GW Carver Class of 1966   Pinetops, NC
  • Tuesday, March 06, 2018
    Sorry for your loss. I Said A Prayer For You Today by Kathleen Benton (aka Toni Francis) I said a prayer for you today And know God must have heard. I felt the answer in my heart Although He spoke no word! I didn't ask for wealth or fame (I knew you wouldn't mind). I asked him to send treasures Of a far more lasting kind! I asked that He be near you At the start of each new day; To grant you health and blessings And friends to share your way! I asked for happiness for you In all things great and small. But it was for His loving care I prayed the most of all!
    ~ GW Carver High School Class of 1970   ROCKY MOUNT, NC
  • Friday, March 09, 2018
    Deepest Sympathy. My prayers are with you.
    ~ NNancy H Freeman   Tarboro, NC
  • Wednesday, March 07, 2018
    I am so sorry for your loss, may God give you the peace and the strength during this time
    ~ Pamela Thorne   ROCKY MOUNT, NC
  • Friday, March 09, 2018
    Please know that you have my sympathy. God will not only take you through your time of bereavement but he will take care of you in the days to come...just trust Him with all your heart. Ben George Washington Carver - Class of 1966
    ~ Benjamin Mayo   Tarboro, NC
  • Friday, March 09, 2018
    Praying the God will comfort my family during this difficult time. He will truly be missed and I will remember all the good times with him. Love Always, Rissa
    ~ Marissa Hunter Brake   Nashville, NC
  • Thursday, March 08, 2018
    We are praying that the Spirit of the Lord comfort the family.
    ~ Rev. Dr. Brenda and Rev. Bronchie Hart   Wilson, NC
  • Saturday, March 10, 2018
    JESUS!
    ~ Deacon Juanita Lancaster   Washington, DC
  • Wednesday, March 07, 2018
    My heart goes out to the family. Please know that you are not alone in your pain. GOD WILL BLESS YOU. Love Linda (James' Wife)
    ~ Linda Wilkes   Abingdon, MD
  • Saturday, March 10, 2018
    JESUS!
    ~ Deacon Juanita Lancaster   Washington, DC
  • Friday, March 09, 2018
    Deepest sympathy to your family. Sorry for your loss
    ~ Carrie Umstead-Davis   Rocky Mount, NC
  • Wednesday, March 07, 2018
    My prayers will be with you and yours family.
    ~ Vanessa Wiggins   Rocky Mount, NC
  • Friday, March 09, 2018
    May the God of all Comfort, comforts you with the promise of this enemy call death be done away with. Death has caused heartache and pain to mankind. (John 5:28-29). May you continue to pray for God's Kingdom and the promises that awaits to be fulfilled. Titus 1:2
    ~ G LAWRENCE
  • Friday, March 09, 2018
    My condolences to the family. I'm a 1966 classmate. May God be with you all in the time of sorrow. RIP my friend.
    ~ Vivian Baker Ollison   Knightdale, NC
  • Thursday, March 08, 2018
    Praying that God will comfort you and give you peace today and always. Quenten & Regenia Stewart
    ~ Quenten & Regenia Stewart   Fayetteville, NC
  • Thursday, March 08, 2018
    sorry for your loss i will keep all the family in my prayers (the jordan family)
    ~ kay   rocky mount
  • Thursday, March 08, 2018
    “Who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God. For as we share abundantly in Christ's sufferings, so through Christ we share abundantly in comfort too. If we are afflicted, it is for your comfort and salvation; and if we are comforted, it is for your comfort, which you experience when you patiently endure the same sufferings that we suffer.” 2 Corinthians 1:4-6
    ~ Sylvester & Rev. Gardenia Bulluck   Miramar, FL
  • Thursday, March 08, 2018
    God knows your feelings of sadness and joy at this time. Prayers on your behalf are being lifted up to the Most High God.
    ~ Annie "Pearl" Cooper   Miramar, FL
  • Thursday, March 08, 2018
    May God's great love sustain you during this time of sorrow.
    ~ Ophelia Smith   Rocky Mount, NC