TARBORO — C. Rudolph Knight died Nov. 29, 2013 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 67 years old. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hemby-Willoughby Funeral Homes, located outside of Princeville.
Knight was the guru of Edgecombe County African American history who co-authored three books with his partner, Lawrence Auld. Their most recent book, "African American Heritage Guide: Tarboro, Rocky Mount, Edgecombe County" which was published during the week before he passed away. (More)