James Buck King

Shiprock, New Mexico

1951 - 2019 (Age 68)


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James Buck KingShiprock - James Buck King, 68, Aug. 8,1951- Oct. 16, 2019,A memorial service will be held at Farmington Civic Center on October 21, 2019 at 11am.

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Dear brother James,
Who knew when we were all little kids, getting together on the farm to play in the pond, climb haystacks, and feed the 1000 or so chickens that you were preparing to become a prolific native artist. We will cherish the Year 2000 print that we all have in our homes and the humor you shared when we occasionally ran into you. In recent years childhood games became adult games of bicycling and golfing with my brothers. Although I personally haven't seen you recently, I've...

My sincere condolences to the Family of James B. King. He was a very special individual, friend, that i was fortunate to call a brother, after our initial meeting working with him on the NAPI Farm back in 1977. His artistic talent was shown to me early, as his caricatures he drew of me and our fellow co-workers at NAPI, showed us the gift he possessed. James was such an easy going person who I enjoyed, and Blessed, that he was a part of my life. Rest In Peace my Brother James, until we...

Thank you James for sharing your awesome talent with the world and how it represented the Native Americans. It was a pleasure knowing you and you will surely be missed by many. Rest peacefully. Much love to Cindy and family, we are thinking of you all and keeping you in our prayers.

We are very sorry for your lost and condolences to the families. He was such a special person and truly known as an artist. RIP..

I'll never forget when I thought I was playing piano by myself at Cindys, you were listening upstairs in the kitchen. Scared me when I heard you compliment me. We both laughed because I stopped abruptly. Love and hugs, RIP James. Sincere condolences and prayers for all.

RIP Mr.King was an honor to have met you...Thank you for my sis Buffy...Give her love for us...truly going to be missed...enjoy paradise with one another...my condolences to you all..prayers

- the Jim Family in Tse'Da'Kaan

Love you Dad