John Milton King was born November 22, 1941 in Neshoba, MS and left for his heavenly home on September 12, 2020. He was preceded in death by Allie King, his wife Marshalene King; his parents, Sadie Lankford and Milton King, his brothers: Harold King and Raymond King, and his niece Tonya King. He leaves behind his brothers Jack (Rita), Kenneth (Trudy), and Freddie (Sandra) King; his sisters Charlotte Taylor (Jesse) and Patsy Martin (Paul); 17 other nieces and nephews; and countless other relatives and friends. John was a 32 degree Scottish Rite Mason with membership at Howard E. Palmes Lodge #917, a dual member of Spanish Fort Lodge #916, and a Noble of Abba Temple Shrine of Mobile, Al. John was a Past Royal Patron of Mobile Court #7 and Past Grand Royal Patron of the order of Amaranth in Alabama. He was also a Past Worthy Patron at Spanish Fort O.E.S. #539 in Spanish Fort and dual member at Thurza O.E.S. #273 in Robertsdale. John was a Master Gardener of Baldwin County and could often be found outside with his plants. He was a member of New Horizons Baptist Church in Spanish Fort for many years. He enjoyed fishing, a good Western, and never met a stranger. He will be deeply missed but we know that he is now at peace. Happy Trails John. Special Thanks to SAAD Hospice and staff, Brenda Patrick, Dot Gruner, Evelyn Morgan, Freddie King and “Doctor”(5 years old) Bryson Graves. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 10:00 AM from the Chapel of Mobile Memorial Gardens Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 9:00 AM until service time. Interment will follow in Mobile Memorial Gardens. If attending, please comply with social distancing guidelines. Facial masks are required. Condolences may be offered at www.mobilememorialfunerals.com.
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