James Larry King

James Larry King

Funeral services for Mr. James Larry King, 74, of the Pleasant Valley Community, were conducted at 1 p.m Monday, October 11, 2021, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Nolen Cantrell and Bro. John Copeland officiating. Burial followed in King Cemetery.

Larry passed from this life Wednesday evening, October 6, 2021, from the Hospice of Cumberland County.

Larry was a 1967 graduate of Livingston Academy. Larry served the citizens of Overton County for 36 years as Tax Assessor, and truly enjoyed working, serving, and helping people. He truly loved his family and going to yard sales with Joyce.

Born September 7, 1947, in Livingston, he was the son of the late Allardt and Bonnie Cooper King.

Larry leaves behind his loving wife of 46 years, Joyce Conatser King of the Pleasant Valley Community; a son, Corey King and wife Amanda of the Pleasant Valley Community; a grandson, Weston King of the Pleasant Valley Community; two sisters, Louise Brown of Livingston and Joann Underwood and husband Mark of Detroit, MI; and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.

Active pallbearers were Billy Campeau, Gary Smith, Jason Cooper, Gerald Windle, Darrell Hoover, and Mike Dishman

Honorary pallbearers were W.J. Staggs, James West, Bud Cooper, Peck Smith, and Hugh L. Ogletree

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)