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In Memory

Robert King


Robert Lewis King, 80, of Canton, passed away Sunday, July 4, 2021 at Maggie Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation.

A native of Haywood County born on January 26, 1941, he was the son of the late Earl G. King and Mease Hall King. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his grandparents, Will L. and Lura Stines King, and Lewis Pleass and Ida Scruggs Hall. He was a 1962 graduate of Canton High School.

Surviving are his devoted, loving wife of 52 years, Linda Sluder King; three sisters, Pat Smith (Raymond), Willie King and Betty Miller, all of Canton; one brother, Calvin King (Peggy) of Canton; several nieces and nephews; and sister-in-law, Kay Phillips (David).

Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 7 at Harmony Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Canton. Officiating will be Reverends Jeff King and David Scruggs. Interment will be at Mountain View Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery, 769 Alexander Rd., Alexander. Pallbearers will be Andy Conard, Jeremy Smith, Ed Hall, Alan King, Darrell Smith, Morris Mehaffey and Calvin Parham. Honorary pallbearers will be Doug Smith and David Smith.