Funeral services for Mr. King were 1 p.m., Monday, Aug. 5 at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Bro. Terry Cathey officiating. Interment followed at Barton’s Creek Cemetery. Visitation was Sunday 1-6 p.m. and Monday after 10 a.m. at Ligon & Bobo.
Mr. King, 89, of Lebanon, passed away Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, at University Medical Center.
Born Feb. 28, 1924, in Trousdale County, he was the son of the late William Mose and Leola Gilmore King. He was a member of Barton’s Creek Baptist Church and retired from the City of Lebanon Fire Department with 25 years of service.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Lorene Lane King on Sept. 16, 1998; granddaughter, Kendra Lorene Shively; five sisters, Ethel Mazier, Virginia Johnson, Lucille Lehew, Aline Williams, and Lina Mae Ligon; and three brothers, Lon, Doverd and Robert King.
He is survived by son, Jerry W. (Resa Mathis) King of Lebanon; two great-grandchildren, Aaron and Shelby Shively; and a sister, Edna Tomlinson of Lebanon.