Jeffery Lee King, age 80 of Knoxville, TN, beloved husband to Sandra King, entered into rest on Wednesday, December 29, 2021, at the University of TN Medical Center in Knoxville. Born September 21, 1941, in Fort Wayne, IN, he was the son of the late Fred and Annabelle Danner King. Jeffery was a Veteran of the United States Air Force, having served his country from 1962 to 1966.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: brothers-in-law: Ronald Smith, Don Boyer and Ted Hauser.
Jeffery leaves behind his wife of 41 years: Sandra L. Smith King; special mother-in-law: Imogene Smith; sisters: Joy Braun of Fort Wayne, IN, and Cheryl Boyer of Sharpsville, IN; brothers-in-law: Darrel, David, Tim, Scott, Ricky and Mark Smith; sisters-in-law: Donna Hauser, Sharon Brewster, Rhonda Watson, Pam Smith, Jennifer King, and Michelle Shults; many nieces, nephews, and other family members and friends.
Jeffery will be remembered as a man of Methodist faith, and as a caring friend. He was always ready to help others when needed.
Graveside services will be held on Sunday, January 2, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. at the Hazel Valley Memorial Cemetery with Bro. Mark Smith officiating, and with full Military Honors conducted by the American Legion Post #136 of Oneida. Music will be provided by: Colby Smith, Lashae Smith, Makayla Crews, Brooklyn Smith, and Destyne Smith. Family members will serve as pallbearers.
In Lieu of Flowers, donations may be made to your favorite charity in Jeffery’s name.
Jones & Son Funeral Home is serving the family of Jeffery Lee King.
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