Apr 08, 2031 – Mar 24, 2012
James Richard King 80, of Louisa, VA went to be with his Lord on Saturday, March 24, 2012 at the Martha Jefferson Hospital surrounded by his family.
James was born on April 8, 1931 in Wytheville, Virginia, the son of the late Isaac W. and Lucinda Cagle King. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters.
James was a cabinet-maker, Auctioneer and retired maintenance supervisor for Louisa County Public Schools. He was a life-long active member of Bethpage Christian Church.
Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife of 61 years, Julia Musser King; two daughters, Wanda Bailey and her husband Phil of Louisa, VA; Mariann Rigsby and her husband Mac of Mineral; three sons, Richard King, Isaac King and his wife Sharon, Frank King and his wife Lisa, all of Louisa, VA; one sister Luella Willard of Crockett, VA. Eleven grandchildren; Kelly King, Jason King, Kristin Lewis and her husband Buck, Caroline King, Garyt King, Dana King, Matthew King, Samantha Romano and her husband Arthur, Kaitlyn King, Sarah Rigsby and Seth King. Eight great-grandchildren; Derrick Bickley, Jacob King, Emily Shifflett, Nathan King, Courtney Badgett, Tyler Shifflett, Haleigh Romano, Taylor King, Lane Lewis, and baby Romano due in October. Along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends who will miss him dearly.
The family will receive friends from 6-8pm on Tuesday, March 27th at Woodward Funeral Home, Louisa, Va.
A funeral service will be held at 2pm on Wednesday, March 28th at Bethpage Christian Church with Pastor David Atwood officiating. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made in James’ memory to Bethpage Christian Church c/o Wanda Bailey, 406 Walnut Woods Drive, Louisa, VA 23093.
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Our deepest condolences. You will be in our thoughts and prayers.Doris, Scott & Glen McCray
Our thoughts and prayers are with you as you go through this difficult time. We are thankful for the many times you have been an encouragement to us, so our desire is that our love will be an encouragement to you at this time.Temember that God`s grace is always sufficient for every need that we might have.W love you.Bill and Ramona Diggs
To All of the King FamilyOur heart and prayers go out to you during this time. Remember that God does not let death have the final say over us. He invites us into eternal life with Him through the provision of Jesus Christ, who died and came back to life so that we might be saved by the grace of God. May the love of family and friends ease your grief. With sincerest condolences,In Christian Love, Ed, Gail, DeAnna and Eddie Massey
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Dear King Family,My prayers are with each and everyone of you, it was an indeed pleasure in taking care of Mr. King. He always made me smile even though he was so weak. I will always cherish the jokes he made and the warmth I received in taking care of him at Martha Jefferson Hospital as his aide. Always stay strong for each other, he will be watching you.Sincerely,Joy JeffreysCornell 2 Nursing Assistant434882-7305
Mary Ann and family,We are sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
We are so very sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this difficult time. May God Bless you and keep you in his care.
Garyt, Sorry to hear about your Grandfather. Love to you and familyLoveSamuel and Bobbie
Frank & family We are so sorry to have read about your father passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you. Your neighbors and friends. Malcolm & Brenda