The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


October 29, 2013

David King

David Hugh King, 78, born Feb. 23, 1935, in Detroit, departed his life on Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, at home.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Carolyn King; six children, Vickie Lynn Truex and husband Don of Temple Terrance, Fla., Kerri Leverette and husband Steve, Lori Fielder, Julie Flatt and husband Ron, all of Athens, Mark David King of Tullahoma, Tenn., and James Hugh King of Athens.

He is also survived by a sister, JoAnne Chastain of Ocoee, Fla.; 17 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers and to honor Mr. King’s wishes, the family requests donations be made to the American Heart Association or Little Light of Mine Foundation.

A private family service will be held.

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