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Junior M. King

October 31, 1925 ~ April 13, 2022 (age 96)

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Junior M. King, age 96 of Robbins, TN passed away on Wednesday, April 13, 2022, at Ft. Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville, TN. Junior was born on October 31, 1925 in Hazard County, KY to George and Hazel Privett King. Junior was a World War II veteran where he served as a medic.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 68 years, Betty Jo Taylor King; parents, George and Hazel King; beloved daughter-in-law, Linda King; brothers, Jim King of Ohio, Charles King of TN, Dean and Faye King of Ohio, Lee and Georgia Mae King of Ohio; sisters, Joyce King of TN, Edna and Floyd Trammell of TN, Bonnie York of Indiana; sisters-in-law, Grace and Herbert Dunnigan of KY, Fredia and Charles Leonard of Ohio, Elsie and Doc Haynes of Ohio, Mae and Don Becker of Ohio, and Jenny and Melvin Abshear of Ohio; brothers-in-law, Starlin Taylor of KY, and Frank Taylor of Indiana.

Junior is survived by 5 sons, Kenny and Pam King, Rick and Becky King, David King, Carl King, John King; 2 daughters, Mary King (Ray Smithers), Barbie and Jerry Cox; grandchildren, Michelle, Jamey, Trista, Amanda, Heather, Brandon, Brooke, Ashley, Isaac, Becky, Heidi, Chad, Savannah, Rikki, Nikki, Bethany, Jonathan, Jordan, Peyton, Sharissa; several great and great-great grandchildren; sisters, Ruby and David Freels of TN, Orangie and Willis Davis of TN, sisters-in-law, Ann King of Ohio, Pam King of TN, and Eula Taylor of KY; brother-in-law; Arlie York of Indiana; special friends, Brian and Angie Fields and Patty and Ike Stooksberry; many other relatives and friends.

Friends may visit with the King family on Saturday, April 16, 2022 from 11 a.m. until time of the funeral service at 12 p.m. in the chapel of Jones & Son Funeral Home with Bro. Mike Carroll and Bro. Jeff Davis officiating. Music will be provided by Mike and Elizabeth Carroll.

Committal service will follow in the Black Creek Crossroads Cemetery in Robbins with full Military Honors conducted by the American Legion Post #136 of Oneida. Pallbearers will be: Jamey King, Jonathan Durand, Isaac King, Brandon King, Chad Hughett, and Michael Brewster. Honorary pallbearers will be: Howard Kidd, Tim Blevins, and Jeremy Terry.

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