Obituary: Eric King
Eric King, 58, passed away on Nov. 11, 2014 at his daughter's home in Lakeland, Florida after a battle with cancer. He was born Aug 6, 1956 and was a life long resident of Cherry Lake, Florida in Madison County. He is a member of Concord Baptist Church in Lovett, Fl. He was preceded in death by his father, Edgar(Shorty) King and two brothers, Pat and Louie Vickers.
Eric is survived by his mother, Evaline King, who resides at Lake Park of Madison in Madison , Florida; two daughters, Lindy Anne Rose(Rodney) and Connie Mitchell King of Lakeland, Florida: two siblings, Ann Vickers Roberts(Jerry) of Lakeland, Florida, and Timmy King(Sandi)of Cherry Lake, Florida; two grandchildren, Emma & Noah Rose of Lakeland, Florida; two nieces, Monica Vickers Page(Derek) of Valdosta, Georgia and Jodi Vickers Pliska(Jason)of Jacksonville,Florida and his long time faithful canine companion, DJ. Eric loved our Lord, was ready to meet him and looked forward to that moment without fear.
A memorial service will be at Concord Baptist Church, 829 NW Concord Church Rd. In Lovett, Florida On Saturday Nov. 15 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Gary King officiating. A celebration of Eric's life in pictures & visitation with family will be held in the fellowship hall after the memorial service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be sent to Concord Baptist Church.
Submitted by John Bullard