Delles Ramon Knight Sr., 74, died suddenly at 9:45 a.m., Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at his residence.He was born in Alton on Sept. 28, 1937, the third of four children born to the late Alvin & Jeweldean (Cordrey) Knight.Delles grew up in both Alton and Grafton, and retired from Olin Corp. in East Alton where he had worked in the metallic department.Surviving are a son, Delles Knight Jr.; a sister, Patricia Naylor of Rosedale; two brothers & a sister in law, Curtis & Beverly Knight of Alton, and Bobby Knight of Rosedale; along with numerous nieces and nephews.Visiation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville, where funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday.Burial will be in the Rosedale Cemetery.Memorials may be given to the family in care of the funeral home.
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