Jake King

Jake E. King

MANSFIELD: Jake E. King, 70, of Mansfield, died Saturday, October 27, 2012 at Mifflin Care Center. Born May 8, 1942 in Carter County, Kentucky, he was the son of William B. and Sarah Grace (Kegley) King. He retired from General Motors in 1995 after 30 years of service.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Lola J. (Barker) King whom he married December 14, 1963; one son, Michael King of Mansfield; three grandchildren, Isaiah King, Justin King and Allison King; and one sister, Donna (Richard) Isaacs of Grayson, Kentucky. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, David King and a brother, Bobby King.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at the Diamond Street Home of Wappner Funeral Directors, 98 S. Diamond Street, Mansfield conducted by Pastor Roger Reed. Burial will follow in Mansfield Memorial Park. Friends may call prior to the services from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home on Tuesday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the or to the American Kidney Foundation.

Online guest registry at www.wappner.com

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Published in the News Journal on Oct. 29, 2012