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1961 LONNIE 2018


July 29, 1961 — January 10, 2018

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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