Leslie F. “Les” Knight of El Dorado Springs, MO was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend.
Les left this world for a better one on March 25, 2021 at the age of 85.
Les was born to Robert and Mary Knight on February 26, 1936. After graduating high school he joined
the US Navy. While stationed at Pensacola, FL, he met and married Carolyn Ellison, who preceded
him in death in 2008.
Les is survived by his second wife, Judy of Harlan, Ne; his sister Roberta Mark (Gene); his son
Mitchell (Debbie), son Greg (Laura); daughter Jennifer Koca (Mark); and daughter Julie Knight. His
grandchildren: Jason Knight (Rachel); Jonathan Knight; Tegan Rand (Josh); Zachary Knight; Alan
Koca (Megan); Bryan Knight (Anna Marie); and Mason Kerns; six great-grandchildren; and numerous
nieces and nephews.