Dannie Ray King
Fletcher - Dannie Ray King, 72, a lifelong resident of Fletcher, died Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at Advent Health.
Born in Asheville, he was the husband of Linda (Sheehan) King of Fletcher, and the son of the late Rev. Robert Coolidge and Ruby Lee (Freeman) King.
A 1967 graduate of TC Roberson High School, he was a US Air Force veteran. Dannie retired in 2009 from Arvin/Meritor in Fletcher after 27 years of employment.
A man with a generous heart, Dannie was an avid fisherman and enjoyed riding his motorcycle with his cycle buddies. He always looked forward to his daily walks at the park with his friends Buddy and Bennie, and he cherished his close relationship with his cousins Tommy and Bobby.
In addition to his wife of 53 years, he is survived by two sons: Robert Brian King (Jennifer Lee) of Fletcher and Brandon Ray King (Courtney Medack) of Castroville, TX; three grandchildren whom he loved dearly: Robert Preston, Easton Ray, and Brantlee Ann King; and a sister, Patricia King Robinson of Morganton, NC.
A graveside service will be held at 11 AM Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at Words of Life Tabernacle Cemetery with Rev. Forrest Sheehan officiating.
To place a condolence online, please visit www.grocefuneralhome.com
Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian is assisting the family.