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Curtis King dies at 82



Funeral services for Curtis Delano King, 82, of Isom, were held March 15 at the Neon First Church of Christ. Burial was in the Guy Holbrook Cemetery at Neon.

Born in Millstone to the late Jake C. King and Clementine Partin King, he died March 11.

Mr. King was a lifelong resident of Letcher County, and was a skilled automotive mechanic and autobody expert. He was an instructor of auto mechanics, autobody repair and restoration for more than 20 years at Letcher County Area Vocational School.

Mr. King was the widower of Sue King, and the father of the late Joe Curtis King.

He was also preceded in death by a sister, Lola Mae King Cohill, and brothers, Jake King, Jr., and William Franklin “Bill” King.

Surviving are two sons, Patrick Wayne King and wife Annette, and Thomas Lynn King and wife Debbie, all of Cromona; a daughter Sherry King Walker and husband Mark of Isom; a brother, John W. King of Cromona; a sister, Esther Wright of McRoberts; four grandchildren, Justin King and wife Holly, Falon King Bentley and husband Josh, Joe King and wife Amelia, and Nikki King; and five great-grandchildren, Willow Faith King, Harper and Jackson Bentley, and Addi and Mallory King.

Letcher Funeral Home of Whitesburg had charge of arrangements.

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