John Octavious King, 65, member of First Advent Christian Church

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John Octavious King
John Octavious King

LELAND — John Octavious King, 65, died Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016.

He was born Oct. 5, 1951, in Wilmington to Johnny King Sr. and Louise Yandle King, who both preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Rhonda King Woody; and a sister, Nancy Heron Logan.

He was a member of First Advent Christian Church and previously employed at Rippey Cadillac and DuPont.

He is survived by his wife, Brenda Sullivan King, of the home; daughter; Sabrina King of the home; son, Richard King, and his fiancé, Tara Boney, of Leland; three sisters, Mrs. Jacob (Charlotte) King Teachey, Lou King Smith and Judy Bradshaw, all of Wilmington; and four grandchildren, Kambria, Shekhinah, Immaneul and Ya’Cove (Jacob) Woody.

The family will receive friends from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 7, at Coble Ward Smith Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, December 8, at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.

Online condolences may be made at www.coblewardsmithwilmington.com.