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Obituary for J.R. King

Deceased Name: James Roy King
Date of Birth: Saturday, July 26, 1930
Date of Death: Saturday, June 17, 2023

Funeral services for J.R. King, 92 of Jonesville,LA will be held at Jonesville First Baptist Church on Tuesday, June 20, 2023 at 12 noon with Bro. Gary Norris and Bro. Todd Whittington officiating. Internment will follow at Heard Cemetery, Manifest, LA, under the direction of Young's Funeral Home - Jonesville.

J.R. King was born on Saturday, July 26, 1930 in Jonesville, LA. and passed away Saturday, June 17, 2023 at his residence surrounded by his loving wife and family. He was a resident of Jonesville and a member of Jonesville First Baptist Church. J.R. was a farmer and an avid outdoorsman.

He is preceded in death by
Father- Lee Roy King
Mother- Alice Parker King
2 Sons- James Kirby King and Kernie Wayne King
3 Brothers- Charles "Hub" King, Lee "Cooter" King and Bobby "Porky" King.

He is survived by
Wife of 72 years- Kathleen Kirby King of Jonesville, LA
3 Grandsons- James Kalon King and his wife Rachel of Jonesville, LA, Klayton Kyle King of Jonesville, LA and Devin Wayne King and his wife Holly of Denham Springs, LA.
2 Granddaughters- Kacie Kathleen Childers and her husband Travis of Jonesville and Chelsea Skinner and her husband Byron of Elton, LA
Sister- Jeanette Delhoste of Jonesville, LA

He is also survived by 12 Great-Grandchildren

Pallbearers will be Ken King, Ben King, Ronnie King, Travis Childers, Kimbel Harris and Roy King

Honorary Pallbearers will be Kenneth Davis, Paul Squires, Jack Jackson and Ryan King .

The family will receive friends at Jonesville First Baptist Church from 10:00 AM til 12 noon, Tuesday, June 20, 2023. To leave an online condolence for the family please visit