Leslie Elam Knighten, age 75 Native of Pascagoula, Mississippi current resident of Pace, Florida.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Marilyn Knighten; parents, Peggy Knighten and J.B. Knighten.
He is survived by two sons, Mark Knighten (Sherry) of Gautier, MS and Tim Knighten (Peggy) also of Gautier, MS; step-son, Jacob Toney IV (Jeri); several grandchildren, Mark Knighten (Rebecca), Kyle Knighten (Jennifer), Katie Kalb (Brett), Gabby Knighten, Shelby Knighten, T.C. Phillips, Bradley Phillips and Kara Phillips; great grandchildren, Thomas Knighten, Johnathan Knighten, Skylar, Paisley and Easton Knighten, Joseph and Josie Sprinkle, Landon Wiles, Hunter Kalb and Ava and Braxton Phillips.
Leslie was a member of Wallace Baptist Church. When he was in good health, he loved to fish, camp and attend bluegrass festivals. He also enjoyed the company of his two poodles which he referred to as his babies Rosie and Prince.
Trahan Family Funeral Home of Milton is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation is on Monday, January 7, 2019, 11:00 a.m., at Wallace Baptist Church the Service is also Monday, January 7, 2019, at 1:00 p.m., at Wallace Baptist Church, Burial will be at Harmony Cemetery in Quitman, Mississippi on Tuesday, January 8, 2019.