Roland Burton King (1960 - 2014)

  • "Kelly, Jim and I just found out that Burt moved from this..."
    - June and Jim Beard
  • "Kelli, We are so sorry for you & your families loss. We..."
    - Bobby & Lisa Morris
  • "I'll always remember him as our "barefoot poet.""
    - Diane White
  • "I will miss working with Burt. He was so very helpful,..."
    - Susan Elrod
  • "Kelli you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers...."
    - Vicky M. James

Roland Burton King

Roland Burton King, age 53 of Murfreesboro, TN, died Monday February 17, 2014. A native of Cookeville, TN, he was the son of the late Billy Joe and Leslie Charlotte Sullivan King, Sr. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Billy Joe King, Jr.

Mr. King is survived by his wife, Kellie White King; sons, Elion Brae King and his wife, Erica of Smyrna, TN and Elsias Christopher King and his wife, Suzanne of Murfreesboro, TN; daughter, Breanna Elise King- Butterworth and her husband, Geoff of Smyrna, TN; brothers, Nelson Bret King of LaVergne, TN; twin brother, Noland Barton King of Smyrna, TN, and Franklin Brent King, of Murfreesboro, TN; grandchildren, Porsha Marie Lakin-King, Ethan Arie King, and Emersen Kate King.

A Celebration of Life will be 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Springhouse Worship and Arts Center with Pastor Ronnie Meek, officiating. Visitation will be at Springhouse Worship and Arts Center, Thursday from 5:30 p.m. until time of service.

Online condolences may be made at

Woodfin Memorial Chapel, 615-893-5151.

Published in The Daily News Journal on Feb. 20, 2014
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