Alvin Eugene King Sr. was called to eternal rest on Friday, November 15, 2013 at Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center. He was preceded in death by his parents, John Augusta and Gertrude Boyd King; his brothers, Steven, Alexander and Arthur King; sisters, Bertha, Susie, Leora and Christine and a grandson, Leon Lamont Gordon.
He leaves to cherish his memory, two daughters, Bernice Gordon and Tammy Kelly of Shacklefords; three sons, Alvin King Jr. of Baltimore, Maryland, Wayne King of Richmond and William Bassett of Williamsburg; sisters, Lois Lewis of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Verna Olivis of Ark; brothers, George and Donald King of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Theodore King of Plainview; twenty-three grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
The funeral service will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday, November 23, 2013 at the J.K. Redmond Funeral Home. The viewing will be 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Friday and 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.