“Chip” Howard Ward King, Jr., 71 of Bent Mountain, went home to be with the Lord, Sunday, October 16, 2016. He was born at his family farm June 26, 1945. He was preceded in death byhis parents,”Bud” Howard W. King, Sr. and Eloise Hope Angle King; sister, Cora Lewis King; brother, Harold Wayne King.
“Chip” was the co-owner of King Brothers Farms located in Floyd County. He loved farming and his family. He was married 44 years to his beautiful and loving wife, Gladys Mae Conner King. He rode his John Deere tractor up until the day before he went to his heavenly home.
He is survived by his wife, Gladys Mae Conner King; son, Mark Wayne King; daughter and son-in-law, Tammy Teresa and Randy Simpson; granddaughter, Megan Lynn Simpson; brothers and sisters-in-law, Carson Lee King and Sylvia,”Willie” Will Roger King and Nancy; nieces, Stephenie Perdue, Kristie Nary, Samantha Lunnie; nephews, Chad Conner, Todd Conner and special nephew that was like a son, Bradley Ward King.
Funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday October 19, 2016 at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren with Pastor Dan Johnson and Pastor Morris Wright officiating with interment to follow in the Copper Hill Cemetery. Family will receive friends 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday October 18, 2016 at Maberry Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Copper Hill Church of the Brethren or Copper Hill Cemetery fund.