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James King

December 21, 1925 — May 2, 2012

PERRYVILLE - James Harold "Jim" King, 86, of Perryville died Wednesday, May, 2, 2012, in Danville. Jim was the widower of Edith May Ratliff King.

Born Dec. 21, 1925, in Casey County, he was a son of the late George Lee and Pearl May Smith King. Jim was a member of Pleasant Run Baptist Church where he was a deacon emeritus. He was a self-employed farmer and truck driver. Jim loved driving his truck and when health allowed him before the death of his sister Dorothy, he looked forward to meeting at her house for a good game of rook.

Jim's survivors include two sons and their wives, Jim and Nancy King and Darrell and Billie Ann King, all of Danville; two brothers and their wives, Arnold and Barbara King and Donnie and Judy King, all of Parksville; a sister Beulah King Caldwell of Danville; three grandchildren, Grania Frances King, Christian Noel Stewart and Jessica Elizabeth King; three stepgrandchildren, Eric Henderson, Destinee Rizzuto and Jessica Mifflin; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild

He was preceded in death by three sisters, Mary Green, Sue Cooley and Dorothy Reynolds; and two infant brothers.

Services for Jim will be noon Saturday, May 5, 2012, at Wilder Funeral Home by the Rev. J.R. Fields. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers will be, Andrew and Todd King, Johnny Cooley, George Reynolds, Tim Montgomery, Dud Releford and Roy Cope.

Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy are suggested to Pleasant Run Baptist Church and Heritage Hospice.

Visitation Details

Friday, May 4th, 2012 5:00pm - 8:00pm, Wilder Funeral Home

Service Details

Saturday, May 5th, 2012 12:00pm, Wilder Funeral Home

Interment Details

Danville Memorial Gardens

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