Plummer Knight died January 20, 1940 at 8:40 p.m. His cause of death was a leaking heart. He was 82 years, 3 months and 18 days old. He was buried in the Baughman Cemetery in Washington Parish. Plummer was the son of James Knight and Nancy Blackwell. James Knight was born in Washington Parish, LA and his wife Nancy Blackwell was born in St. Tammany Parish, LA. B. Early Knight was the informant on the death certificate.