May 8, 1957 ~ September 13, 2021
Born in: Buncombe County, NC
Resided in: Panama City Beach, FL
Kerry Lee King, 64, of Panama City Beach Florida, passed away Monday September 13th 2021.
A lifelong resident of Western North Carolina and Texas he was a 1975 graduate of TC Roberson High School. He honorably served 4 years in US Army. Kerry retired from Meritor Inc in Fletcher NC and enjoyed his new home in beautiful Panama City Beach for the past 2 years. He loved serving the Lord by helping others and volunteering his services any time opportunities arose. Kerry was a proactive member in the biker-group at Destiny Worship Center in Panama City Beach.
Passionate about Motorcycles, Hot Rods, Big Trucks, RVs, and “anything with gears and a motor,” Kerry loved God and his family most. He was affectionately known as “Papa King” by his grandchildren. He leaves behind his beloved dog Maggie.
Kerry was the son of the late Thurman F. King and is survived by his mother, Alberta Evelyn Barrett King, his son, Todd Owen King and his wife Laci Greene King of Clifton, Texas and their daughters – Ellie, Katie, and Lilly, his sister Kandi King Shepherd of Fletcher, NC, his brother Kevin King of Arden, NC, His nephew Scott Burns and his wife Aimie Burns of Fletcher, NC and his niece Jessica Shepherd of Asheville, NC.
The family will receive friends from 1pm to 2pm Saturday, October 9, 2021 at Jones Valley Baptist Church, 107 Sandy Mush Rd, Leicester, NC 28748.
A life-celebration service will be at 2pm with Pastor Steve Starling officiating and followed by a private graveside service for family members.
In lieu of flowers, please contribute to the “WOUNDED WARRIOR PROJECT.” https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/Default.aspx?tsid=10043
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