Mr. John Marvin King departed this life Saturday, March 9, 2013, at River View on the Appomattox Health and Rehabilitation Center, Hopewell, Va. He was born Sept. 22, 1942, to the late Perry Lee King Sr. and Nancy Ann Taylor King in Yale, Va. He was preceded in death by his wife, Josephine Brock King; and a stepdaughter, Gloria Jean Brock Jones.
John is survived by his two sons, John Marvin King Jr. (Renee) of Waverly, Va., and Jerome King (Melissa) of Surry, Va.; three daughters, Doris Marie King of Washington, D.C., Darlene King Baines (Clinton) of Wakefield, Va., and Connie Elizabeth King of Williamsburg, Va.; three stepchildren, Rodney Brock of Ivor, Va., Barbara Ann Brock Johnson of Smithfield, Va., and Donald Brock; 21 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Rosa Lee Walker (Bobbie) and Hattie Mae Williams, all of Hopewell, Va.; one aunt, Mammie King of Jarrett, Va., and a host of nieces, one he called sister, Joyce Luster Garnett; nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends, a very close friend, Kenneth Hall.
A service of love and remembrance for Mr. John M. King will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, March 16, 2013, at the chapel of J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment Inc., 102 South Ave., Petersburg, Va., the Rev. John Garnett, eulogist.
Family members and friends are invited to pay final tribute to Mr. King www.jmwilkersonsince1874.com
Funeral arrangements entrusted to the staff of J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment Inc., 102 South Ave., Petersburg, Va., 804-732-8911, www.jmwilkersonsince1874.com