Kevin “Jock” Knight


DRAKESBORO – Kevin “Jock” Knight, 52, of Drakesboro, died Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at Norton’s Hospital in Louisville. Born July 19, 1967, in Muhlenberg County. He was a retired truck driver and member of Union Chapel General Baptist Church. He was a member of Drakesboro Fire Department for 28 years and was Fire Chief for two terms. He was also a Kentucky Colonel and EMT for 26 1/2 years. He was preceded in death by his father, James “Jamup” Knight.

Survivors include his mother, Iva Dell Knight; sister Kim (Robert) Lindsay; brother Ricky (Vicky) Knight; and several nieces and nephews.

In accordance with health and public safety directives, the funeral arrangements for Mr. Knight will be private for immediate family, with a private burial. Tucker Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at


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