In memory of
ROBERT E. KING
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In memory of
ROBERT E. KING
ROBERT E. KING, 73 LAKELAND - Mr. Robert E. King, 73, of Lakeland, went home to his Lord on Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. He was born in New Haven, CT but came to Florida as a young child. He proudly served his country in the US Navy from June 1965 to June 1969. Robert worked for AT&T Communications for 20 years and then was employed by the City of Lakeland for 11 years. He retired in 2002 to pursue his love of cattle ranching. Robert loved his God, his country, his family and his church. He was loved by all and will be sorely missed. Robert is survived by his wife of 50 years, Joyce King; children, Melanie Walker (Wade), Becky Howard (Joey); brother, Karl King (Jamie); grandchildren, Kristen Swing (Ryon), Austin Wiker (Brooke), Tyler Walker, Makayla Walker, Kayla Phelan (Drew); great grandchildren, Madelyn and Maycie Wiker and Ethan Swing. Visitation will be Tuesday (today) from 10 – 11am with funeral services beginning at 11:00am at Bethel Baptist Church. Interment with military honors will follow in Socrum Cemetery. Arrangements by Gentry-Morrison Funeral Home at Serenity Gardens. Condolences to the family may be offered at www.gentry-morrison.com
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In memory of
ROBERT E. KING
ROBERT E. KING, 73 LAKELAND - Mr. Robert E. King, 73, of Lakeland, went home to his Lord on Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. He was born in New Haven, CT but came to Florida as a young child. He proudly served his country in the US Navy from June 1965 to June 1969. Robert worked for AT&T Communications for 20 years and then was employed by the City of Lakeland for 11 years. He retired in 2002 to pursue his love of cattle ranching. Robert loved his God, his country, his family and his church. He was loved by all and will be sorely missed. Robert is survived by his wife of 50 years, Joyce King; children, Melanie Walker (Wade), Becky Howard (Joey); brother, Karl King (Jamie); grandchildren, Kristen Swing (Ryon), Austin Wiker (Brooke), Tyler Walker, Makayla Walker, Kayla Phelan (Drew); great grandchildren, Madelyn and Maycie Wiker and Ethan Swing. Visitation will be Tuesday (today) from 10 – 11am with funeral services beginning at 11:00am at Bethel Baptist Church. Interment with military honors will follow in Socrum Cemetery. Arrangements by Gentry-Morrison Funeral Home at Serenity Gardens. Condolences to the family may be offered at www.gentry-morrison.com
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3350 Mall Hill Drive
Lakeland, FL 33810
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