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Lonnie Earl King, age 56, of Somerset, Kentucky, formerly of Strunk, passed away Wednesday, January 10, 2018, at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset.

Born in Oneida, Tennessee, on July 29, 1961, he was the son of the late Everett and Mattie (Davis) King.  Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by two brothers: Bennie King and Gary King and a nephew, Gary King.

He is survived by two brothers: Darrell King of Strunk, Kentucky, and Rick King of Strunk, three sisters: Wilda King of Strunk, Devonda Adkins of Winfield, Tennessee, and Virginia Strunk of Strunk, a daughter, Tabitha Nottage of Sevierville, Tennessee, four grandchildren: Braxten, Colby, Jayson and Brantley and a very special nephew to Lonnie, Matthew King. 

Nieces and nephews are Ashley West and her children: Kennedy, Carson and Westlyn; Whitney Adkins and her children: Alexis and Bryson; Tristin Adkins and his child on the way, Keegan; Nikki West and her children: Kaden and Talan, Tammy Posey and her child, Gavin Posey, and Nicole Elam and her children: Halle, Garrett, and Sam.

Lonnie worked as a part-time cashier for Kmart and had been a dispatcher for trucking companies.  He enjoyed being with his family and grandchildren.  He liked country and gospel music.  He was a people person and took much pleasure in helping people.

Funeral services:   2:00 p.m., Monday, January 22, 2018, in the chapel of Pine Knot Funeral Home.

Burial:  Silerville Cemetery

Visitation:  12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Monday.

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Lonnie and I were both named after my grandfather Lonnie "Buster" Davis. Lonnie was such a joy to be around. He was always much more concerned about others than for his own welfare. One of the nicest men I had ever met and my number one cousin! You will be greatly missed, I for one will forever remember your wonderful sense of humor and the love you had for others. Rest in peace Lonnie.

Lonnie Davis Mar 21 2018 12:00 AM

So sorry we were friends of the family way back lost touch with them thought of them ofter..Jack and kathyrn marrow Sulphur springs Texas

Kathryn marrow Feb 13 2018 12:00 AM

We KNOWED Lonnie way back a good man I looked on Facebook for some of his sister's or brothers and I looked for Lonnie also.So sorry to hear about his passing.Jack and Kathyrn marrow.

Sulphur springs Texas Feb 11 2018 12:00 AM

devonda and wilda thinking of you. prayers for you and all your family

linda jones-hill Jan 28 2018 12:00 AM

sorry to hear about your loss., prayers go out to wilda,, devonda and all the family

linda jones hill Jan 24 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of LONNIE KING

Marlyn & Carroll Durham Jan 22 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of LONNIE KING

Danny and Gordon Jan 22 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of LONNIE KING

Delores Lewis Jan 21 2018 12:00 AM

My friend, Lonnie you will be missed by me and so very many others. I will miss our long talks and your hilarious stories. You had the gift of being able to make everyone around you happy with your infectious laugh. You have been a true friend since grade school and I will never forget you.

Delores Lewis Jan 21 2018 12:00 AM

My son Rick and Lonnie were good friends some years back. Lonnie would call to speak with Rick and if he wasn't home, I would answer the phone. Lonnie and I would always end up talking and laughing for long conversations. I never met him in person, however I felt like I knew him. He had such an awesome laugh and sense of humor and wit and his voice was so kind that I never got tired of hearing from him. I hadn't heard from him in a long, long time, but I will never forget the fun conversations we had and I have a loss in my heart because he is no longer with us. I know you as his family must be broken hearted, but hopefully we will meet again in an eternal home where death will never part us from our loved ones. I hope that all who read this will make sure they know Jesus before your time to die. Jesus loves you so very much and he wants all who know him to have a personal relationship with Him. . God Bless each one who had the opportunity to enjoy him in this life. Sincere Sympathy and prayers, Judy Spears

Judy Spears Jan 21 2018 12:00 AM

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