David Wayne King, 57, of Elkin passed away Thursday, June 27, 2019, at SECU Hospice Home in Smithfield. He was born Nov. 25, 1961, in Wilkes County to John Franklin and Nancy Florence Hubbard King.

He was a member of Wilson Mills Christian Church. David was a very devoted and loving husband, father and grandfather. David enjoyed fishing, hunting, boating and gardening. He loved to be outside. He was also highly skilled and talented in his profession.

Mr. King was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Frank King; and two sisters, Patricia Richardson and Emelie O’Brien.

He is survived by his wife, Debra Higgins King of Elkin; his daughters, Vanessa Ashley King of Elkin and Laura King Lee and husband, Justin Lee, of Clayton; his sisters, Linda Minton of Hiddenite and Michel Lail of Shelby; a brother, Charles Richardson of Hickory; and his grandchildren, Ashton Donovan Nixon and Cora Grace Lee, both of Clayton.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, July 2, 2019, at Miller Funeral Chapel, with the Rev. Lea Slaton officiating. Burial will follow in Liberty Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Miller Funeral Service from 1 until 2 p.m. Tuesday, prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made for his grandson Ashton’s college fund of $25 or more at NC529 Plan, P.O. Box 40877, Raleigh, N.C. 27629, account number 540559585-002 on the memo line.

Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.millerfuneralservice.com.

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