AMerican Veteran 11

Jimmy Randolph King

March 4, 1948 ~ July 27, 2022 (age 74)

Obituary

Jimmy Randolph King, age 74 of Mt. Airy, passed away Wednesday, July 27, 2022 at his residence surrounded by his loving family.

Born at the Charm House in Clarkesville on March 4, 1948, Jimmy was the son of the late Neil and Vera LaCount King.  He was a graduate of South Habersham High School and he enlisted in the United States Army where he earned the rank of Sergeant. Jimmy was a highly decorated and awarded soldier and he honorably served his country in the Vietnam War from 1967-1969.  He later married Joy Kimsey King in 1972 and he was the owner and operator of King Construction.  Jimmy was a member of Mt. Airy Baptist Church and he believed strongly in God, family and country.  In addition to his parents, Jimmy is preceded in death by brothers Donald King and Roger King.

Survivors include his wife of 50 years Joy Kimsey King of Mt. Airy, son Neil King (Jennifer), daughters Lori Pearson (Michael), Jordan King-Shoemaker and Christy Brown (Jim), sisters Rebecca Hunt (George) and Pamela Wilson, grandchildren Kristen Pearson, Austin Pearson (McKenna), Kaitlyn King, Jimmy King, II, Emily Shoemaker, Caroline Shoemaker, Keylan Myers and Brooks Brown, as well as a great grandchild on the way.

Funeral services will be held at 6:00 PM, Friday, July 29, 2022 at Hillside Memorial Chapel.  Interment will follow the service in Hillside Gardens Cemetery.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, prior to the service from 4:00 PM until 6:00 PM.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or by visiting www.stjude.org.

Condolences can be sent to the family online by visiting HillsideMemorialChapel.com

Arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel & Gardens, Clarkesville. 706-754-6256

 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
July 29, 2022

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Hillside Memorial Chapel
5495 Highway 197 South
Clarkesville, GA 30523

Funeral Service
Friday
July 29, 2022

6:00 PM
Hillside Memorial Chapel
5495 Highway 197 South
Clarkesville, GA 30523

Interment following service
Friday
July 29, 2022

Hillside Gardens Cemetery
5495 Highway 197 South
Clarkesville, GA 30523

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