He is survived by his wife of 49 years Bernice King, Conyers; brother Horace King, Monticello; sisters Annie Lee White, Conyers, Jean King, Russellville, Ala.; nieces and nephews, who were like his children, David and Linda King, Barbara and Larry Clay, Annette and Danny Godwin, Donna Smith, Brad and Tracy Conner, Sherry and Terry Braley. From these he had 14 grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Dec. 11, 2009 at Scot Ward's Harry White Chapel with the Rev. Dan Wilson and the Rev. Roger True officiating; Interment followed at Philadelphia United Methodist Church Cemetery. Condolences may be submitted on-line at www.scotward.com.