BARDWELL — J.T. King, 89, of Bardwell passed away at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 16, 2013, at his home.
Mr. King was a member of Bardwell Baptist Church, where he served as deacon. He was a retired partner of Lowell King Insurance Company and a United States Army veteran of WWII.
Mr. King is survived by his children, Theressa King of Rockville, Md., and Leland T. King and wife Pat of Crossville, Tenn.; one sister, Barbara Wilkinson of Bardwell; two brothers, Virgil King of Bardwell and Lowell King of Bardwell; three grandchildren, Curtis King and wife Tonya of Symsonia, Ky., Rebecca West and husband Aaron of Spring Hill, Tenn., and Jennifer Wilson and husband Landon of Benton, Ky.; and two great-grandchildren, Ariana West and Chloe West.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Jane Jennings King, and one brother, Billie P. King. His parents were Willie R. and Irene Forrester King.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 19, 2013, at the Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Bardwell with Rev. J. Mark Wilson officiating. Burial will follow in Roselawn Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Saturday, May 18, 2013, at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Gideons International, Carlisle-West Graves Camp, P.O. Box 608, Cunningham, KY 42035.
You may leave a message of sympathy and light a candle at www.milnerandorr.com.