ROBERT (BOB) KING - age 81, of Townsend, passed away 2:00 a.m. Sunday, March 12, 2017 at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center.
He was of the Baptist faith and a Korean War veteran of the United States Marine Corps.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ollie and Callie King; son, Randy King; sisters,
Irene, Ruby, and Bea; brothers, Harvey and Ed.
Survivors: wife, Linda King; daughters, Karen Ward and Virginia Carr; son, Dennis Carter; grandchildren, Whitney, Ashley, Brittani, Dallas, Dalton, Cameron, and Brianna;
great-grandchildren, Sydney, Bailey, and Gage; sister, Mary Sammons; brother, Ollie King, Jr.; several nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the National Kidney Foundation, 4450Walker Blvd., Knoxville, TN 37917.
The family and friends will meet 10:15 a.m. Thursday, March 16, 2017 at Stevens Mortuary and go in procession to Greenwood Cemetery for a graveside service and interment at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Bob Hurst and Pastor Gerald Ivey officiating.
Friends may call at their convenience on Wednesday at Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at North Broadway.
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