Kenneth Merle King, 69, of Collinsville, Texas was called to his eternal home on Tuesday, March 10, 2020.
Kenneth was born on June 1, 1950 in Collinsville, Texas to Edward and Louise (Midkiff) King. He was a member of the Collinsville Hiram Masonic lodge #433 AF and AM. He worked at Texas Instruments for over 40 years. He was a devoted father and grandfather who spent all of his time with his family. Kenneth and Deborah were married for 20 years prior to their parting and still remain the best of friends.
He is survived by son, Jeremy King and wife, Shannon of Collinsville; daughter, Cheryl Reid of Collinsville; grandchildren, Alex King, Josh King, Olivia Reid, and Molly Reid, sister, Linda Jurecka and husband, Frankie; sister, Sandra Williams and husband, Don; brother, Keith King, Samantha Young and Sydney Wynn as well as many other loving friends and family.
Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Louise King, brothers, Wayne and Bobby King, sister, Lola Beth Thomas and sister-in-law, Janis King.
Pallbearers will be Josh King, Bobby May, Cole Thomas, Joey King, James Williams, Micheal Kays and Derek Kays.
Funeral services honoring Kenneth will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, March 12, 2020 at Meador Funeral Home of Whitesboro, officiated by Ricky Patterson. Interment will follow at Collinsville Cemetery. A time of visitation for friends and family will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
I am so sorry to hear the news of the passing of Kenneth. I always enjoyed being around and visiting with Kenneth in our earlier years. He will be missed.
Our thoughts and prayers to all of you who loved Kenneth. He was a sweet and funny guy. I know he will be missed by family and many friends.
Thoughts and prayers with the family during this time
I am so sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time.
My condolences to the family of kenneth. He truly will be missed. May God give you comfort in these trying times. God promises that death will soon be of the past. Isaiah 25:8
Grew up around Collinsville.such good memories of The King Family my dad mom and all his children bought gas, tires fixed, from Kenneth’s dad Ed King. Gas station. God knows our pain. And blesses those in mourning.. prayers for Kenneth’s wife ,and King family ??? Cole family
So sorry for your loss. Wish I could be there with you and all of the family! You are all in my prayers everyday!
Kenneth was a fine man. Worked with him for many years and our loss is God’s gain. He will be missed by so many.
Sorry to hear about Kenneth’s passing. I went through 12 grades of school with him. I have some good memories of him.
May God comfort the family in the days to come.
I so sorry to hear about Kenneth. He was a good friend and we had some good times together, from childhood all the way through graduation. I will always cherish the memories. Praying for the family.
A very nice and always a complete gentleman, rest in peace kind man God needed another Angel. I worked at TI for 32 years. Family remember you were always first. Margie Joann (fulenchek) Lilly.