THOMSON, Ga. - Mr. Fred King, 85, of Cobbham Rd., Thomson, Ga., died Sunday, February 2, 2003, in the St. Joseph Hospital. Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday, February 4, in the Shiloh United Methodist Church Cemetery with Rev. Mark Taylor officiating. Mr. King was a native of Wildwood, Fla.; but spent most of his adult life in Georgia. He retired from Civil Service in 1970 as a Signal Training Officer at the Southeastern Signal School located at Fort Gordon. He was a member of George Walton Lodge #699 and a past member of National Sojourners. He was a member of Shiloh United Methodist Church and an Army Veteran of W.W. II and Korea. Survivors include a daughter, Helen K. Ward, Thomson, a brother, Curtis King, Sumterville, Fla.; four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Martha King. He is survived by a good friend, Mrs. Lilawease Broxton. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Shiloh United Methodist Church or the American Cancer Society. Honorary pallbearers will be Joe Dozier, Bob Bullard, Ralph Bullard, Waylan Baumann, David Bullard, Timothy B. Hayes, Walter Williams, Eugene Collins, Davenport Sanford, Ben Brinson, Julius Dozier, Larry Tankersley, Robert Mayo, Chester Radford, Dennis Bullard, and Jerry Bullard. Friends may call at the residence or at the Curtis Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday night at the funeral home.
The Augusta Chronicle February 3, 2003