Elmond King, 80, of Brunswick, departed this life, Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, at Hospice of The Golden Isles.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in the chapel of Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home with the Rev. Shane Phillips officiating.
Private interment will follow in Oakland Cemetery in Waycross with John Diestel, Tommy Miller, Leroy Reagin, Buford Rowe, Phil Jordan, Gary Williams, Craig Floyd, and David Humphrey serving as pallbearers. Employees of Brunswick Housing Authority will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Born April 22, 1938, in Ware County, Ga., to the late Barney and Marjorie King, he was a graduate of Wacona High School Class of 1956 in Waycross. He had been a resident of Brunswick since 1966. Mr. King retired from Swift & Company Meats. He also worked for Concrete Products, and Brunswick Housing Authority for approximately 25 years.
He was a member of Golden Isles Baptist Church and enjoyed attending church socials. He “never met a stranger” while socializing or dining out and was known as “Elmo” to many.
Mr. King also enjoyed camping with his family. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Wayne King.
Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Shirley King, two sons, Michael King and wife Becky, and Brian King and wife Cathy all of Brunswick, three grandchildren, Lauren Carter (Wesley), Kelly Heflin (Kyle), and Jesse Lee, five great grandchildren, Jackson Carter, Rylee Carter, Kindall Lee, Klayton Lee, and Klaire Lee, a sister, Sue Otsuka (Bill) of San Jose, CA, a sister-in-law, Audrie King of Waycross, nephew, Charles King, and niece, Jalita Gaddy.
The family will receive friends at 10 a.m. Tuesday morning, Dec. 4, 2018, until the funeral hour at Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home, www.edomillerandsons.com.