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Kelly Knight Obituary – Death, Has Passed Away: Former Kansas Jayhawks men’s basketball forward Kelly Knight dies at the age of 59, Cause of Death, R.I.P


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Former University of Kansas men’s basketball player Kelly Knight, who ranks No. 51 on the Jayhawks’ all-time scoring list with 1,057 points, died Wednesday at the age of 59.

Knight, a 6-foot-8 forward/center out of Salina South High School in Kansas, was a three-year starter at KU who earned second-team all-Big Eight honors in 1983.

Knight, the brother of former KU forward Danny Knight, who died in 1977 at the age of 23, and former KU guard Mark Knight, led KU in blocked shots in 1982-83 (35) while averaging 12.3 points and 7.2 rebounds a game. He averaged 11.4 points and 7.1 rebounds per contest in 1983-84.

Danny Knight played for KU’s 1974 Final Four team. Mark Knight played at KU during the 1979-80 and ‘80-81 seasons. Kelly Knight played for KU from 1980-84.

Kelly, Mark and Danny are uncles of former KU women’s standout guard Natalie Knight.

Kelly Knight lettered as a freshman in 1979-80. He was a medical redshirt in 1980-81. He had injuries but was a starter in 1981-82 and a starter in 1982-83. He was recruited by Ted Owens and played on Owens’ teams until 1983-84, when he played for Larry Brown’s first KU team.

Bobby Knight, the father of Kelly, Danny and Mark, was recently inducted posthumously into the Salina Central Athletics Hall of Fame. Bobby Knight was two-time all-state in football at Salina High (one public school back in the late 40s) and three-time state champ in track (shot-put and discus).

Former KU forward David Magley wrote of his former teammate and roommate, Kelly Knight, on Facebook:

“The 6-7 forward was a very tough player and great guy. Loved to laugh but was quiet and observant. … Blessed to call him friend,” Magley wrote.

Former KU coach Owens, who coached Kelly, Danny and Mark, recalled Kelly Knight on Magley’s Facebook thread:

“I am saddened to hear about Kelly,” Owens wrote. “He was such a wonderful teammate. The entire Knight family was so supportive during my time at KU. Kelly was not vocal but led by his example. A really good man.”

Several of Knight’s teammates also commented on Magley’s Facebook page.

Former KU forward Brian Martin wrote: “This is truly sad news!! We were teammates for three years and co-captains our senior year along with Carl Henry. He was such a good person and really good teammate.”

Wrote former KU forward Mark Ewing: “Kelly was a terrific teammate. Supportive, hard working, great sense of humor, and he could really bring it.”

Wrote former KU forward Chester Giles: “Sad to hear. My prayers and condolences to the Knight family. I remember him as a quiet young man but tough player RIP.”

Noted former KU guard/forward John Douglas: “Kelly was a great man. Quiet and insightful but always a friend. RIP Kelly.”

Former KU guard Moe Fowler wrote: “My condolences, RIP Jayhawker.”

Kelly was born in Hutchinson, Kansas on November 28, 1961, a son of Barbara (Marshall) Knight and Bobby M. Knight.

Survivors include his mother, Barbara Knight; brothers, Mark Knight (Christine Kenney) of Lawrence and James Knight (Tinita) of Olathe. James Knight, who is Natalie’s dad, played basketball two seasons for former KU assistant coach Lafayette Norwood at Johnson County Community College. After that he played two seasons for San Diego before finishing his degree at KU.

Kelly is also survived by nieces and nephews; Natalie Knight-Johnson (Elijah), of Olathe; Noah Knight, of Dayton, Ohio; Erin Walkenshaw (Robert), of Lawrence; Tyler Knight (Cierra), of Shawnee; and Tiffany Knight, of Banning, California

He is preceded in death by brother Danny and sister, Michelle Knight. Private family services will be held at a later date.


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Check Out Our 15 Beautiful Quotes about Death or Obituary Below:

  • Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live. – Norman Cousins

  • Endings are not always bad. Most times they’re just beginnings in disguise. – Kim Harrison

  • It is said that your life flashes before your eyes just before you die. That is true, it’s called life. – Terry Pratchett

  • To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure. – J.K. Rowling

  • I regret not death. I am going to meet my friends in another world. – Ludovico Ariosto

  • It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live. – Marcus Aurelius

  • Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them. – George Eliot

  • Losing your life is not the worst thing that can happen. The worst thing is to lose your reason for living. – Jo Nesbo

  • If you live each day as it was your last, someday you’ll most certainly be right. – Steve Jobs

  • They say you die twice. One time when you stop breathing and a second time, a bit later on, when somebody says your name for the last time. – Banksy

  • Death is a challenge. It tells us not to waste time. It tells us to tell each other right now that we love each other. – Leo Buscaglia

  • Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. Because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation. – Rumi

  • You needn’t die happy when your time comes, but you must die satisfied, for you have lived your life from the beginning to the end. – Stephen King

  • Do not seek death. But do not fear it either. There cannot be life without death, it is inescapable. – Keisei Tagami

  • It matters not how a man dies, but how he lives. The act of dying is not of importance, it lasts so short a time. – Samuel Johnson

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