WPRO/Providence DJ 'King Arthur Knight' Osterhout Passes
March 3, 2016 at 3:46 PM (PT)
Former WPRO/PROVIDENCE personality ARTHUR RALPH OSTERHOUT, aka “KING ARTHUR KNIGHT,” died on FEBRUARY 26th at the age of 79. KNIGHT, who was the afternoon host on WPRO from 1983-1989, began his career as a radio DJ with WARM/SCRANTON. In 1962, he was named PD for WICE/PROVIDENCE, RI. In 2012, he was honored by being inducted into the RHODE ISLAND RADIO HALL OF FAME.
Funeral services will be FRIDAY at 10a in the KEARNEY FUNERAL HOME INC., 125 N. Main Ave., SCRANTON, PA. Interment will follow at FAIRLAWN CEMETERY, DALTON, PA. Relatives and friends may pay their respects THURSDAY from 4-7p at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the GRIFFIN POND ANIMAL SHELTER, 967 Griffin Pond Road, SOUTH ABINGTON TWP., PA 18411.