William Ray King
May 8, 1928 -
March 4, 2018

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It is with regret we announce the passing of Mr. William Ray King, age 89, of Fayetteville, TN. Mr. King was born on May 8, 1928 in Clifton Forge, VA to the late Ernest Lawrence and Mary Kirtner King. He enjoyed traveling, flying scale airplanes and working on his hobby farm. He served in the US Air Force and worked as a Electrical and Software Engineer with the US Government. Mr. King passed away on March 4, 2018 at his residence, surrounded by his loving family.

Survivors include his wife Ingeborg Gruenberg King; sons, Ernest Lawrence King, Matthew David (Dana) King and Mark Alexander (Teresa) King; daughters, Elisabeth King and Paola Cristine (Louis) Cagle; twelve grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a brother, Kirtner Karl (Jean) King. In addition to his parents, Mr. King was preceded in death by his brother, Ernest Lawrence King, Jr.; and sister, Nowlan King Nichols.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mr. William Ray King.

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  1. Vicki Wade

    Dear MrsKing, Liz, Ernie, Paola, Matt and Mark:
    I’m so sorry for your loss. Your father was an amazing and intelligent man. I have many many fond memories of times together with you, especially days spent with you all on the farm. I love you guys.

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  2. Nana ..Marion Sneed

    I am sorry to learn of Mr. King’s passing. I so enjoyed talking to him and his wife for years, when I worked at walmart. Such a sweet man. You are in my prayers Ingebord as are your children..Such a sweet couple….Nana…Marion Sneed…

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  1. Vicki Wade

    Dear MrsKing, Liz, Ernie, Paola, Matt and Mark:
    I’m so sorry for your loss. Your father was an amazing and intelligent man. I have many many fond memories of times together with you, especially days spent with you all on the farm. I love you guys.

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  2. Nana ..Marion Sneed

    I am sorry to learn of Mr. King’s passing. I so enjoyed talking to him and his wife for years, when I worked at walmart. Such a sweet man. You are in my prayers Ingebord as are your children..Such a sweet couple….Nana…Marion Sneed…

    Reply

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