Funeral services for Mr. King will be conducted Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013 at 1 p.m. at Bond Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Chuck Groover officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. and Wednesday from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.
Mr. King, age 68, of Old Hickory, died Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013. Mr. King was retired from Overnite Transportation after 32 years of service. He was the son of the late Perry and Bessie Hesson King. Mr. King was also preceded in death by his brother, Bobby King; and sisters, Imogene Adams and Lorine Givens.
He is survived by a companion, Kathy King, daughters, Paula (Earle) Pierce, Tina (Aaron) Moss, Rachel King; brother, Billy King; sister, Peggy Crowder; grandchildren, Joshua Pierce, Matthew Pierce, Ashley Moss, Halle Moss, Cameron Dewayne Davenport; several nieces; nephews; great-nieces; and great-nephews.
Active pallbearers will be Aaron Moss, Cory Davenport, Wayne Murphy, Robert Franklin, Mike McCoy and Paul Gasser.
Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Betty Adams, 14270 Lebanon Road, Old Hickory, TN 37138 or St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942.
Bond Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive in Mt. Juliet, 615-773-2663, obit line 615-641-2663, bondmemorial.com.