James "Jimmy" William King, 80, a native and resident of Houma, died at 11:50 a.m. Thursday, May 1, 2014.
No services are planned at this time.
He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Dolores Eschete King; son, Mike King and wife, Sue, of Dallas, Texas; daughters, Lisa Joffrion and husband, Barton, Mary Landry and Janelle Bergeron, all of Houma; brothers, Ronald King and wife, Betty, of Tullahouma, Tenn., and Steven King and wife, Cathy, of Carthage, Texas; grandchildren, Jarred King and wife, Sheila, Jeremy King and wife, Leah, Abbey Smith and husband, Josh, Carly Joffrion, Brad Joffrion, and Colby Landry and companion, Matti Delatte; great-grandchildren, Alexis Moody, Annabelle King, Olivia King, Tanner King, Bryce King, Scarlett Smith, Aubrey Smith and Elijah Landry; and numerous nieces and nephews who lovingly referred to him as "Nonc."
He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Pearl King; and daughter-in-law, Dana King.
Jimmy was an employee of Superior Oil Company and retired from Exxon Mobil. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He will be sadly missed by all who loved him.
The family would like to thank St. Joseph Hospice and Monica Guidry for their compassionate care and support.
Samart Funeral Home in Houma is in charge of arrangements.
Samart Funeral Home
635 Bayou Blue Road Houma, LA 70364
Published in Houma Today & The Daily Comet from May 3 to May 5, 2014