Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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May 8, 2013

Bill J. King

LASHMEET — Bill J. King, 77, of Lashmeet, formerly of Fayette County, died Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at his home. Born August 3, 1935 at Jodie, W.Va., he was the son of the late John B. King and Fonda Evans King.

Mr. King was a devoted member of Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church at Rock. He was a U.S. Army veteran, a retired coal miner and member of U.M.W.A. He was a beloved father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Robin E. Moore and one brother, Jack L. King.

Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Norma Shelton King; one daughter, Dora Metheny and husband Jerry; one son, Denver. D. Moore; one brother, Wayne King and wife Janet; three sisters, Norma Underwood and husband Richard, Wanda Seay and husband Tom and Judy Bird and husband Larry; four grandchildren, Cathi J. Moore, Nathan Moore, Amanda Moore and Amy Metheny; one great-granddaughter, Cayla Dixon; one daughter-in-law, Terry Moore and one sister-in-law, Nancy King.

A graveside service will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, May 9, 2013 at Wesley Chapel Cemetery on Wright Mountain at Rock with Pastor L. Joe Robinette officiating. Family and friends attending the graveside service are asked to meet at the cemetery. For directions please call 304-673-8995. There will be no services at the funeral home.

Arrangements by Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home in Princeton.

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