Hugh Victor King, age 87, of Athens, passed away Thursday, October 29, 2020, at his residence.
Hugh was a native and longtime resident of McMinn County. He lived in Titusville, FL for 16 years. He was the son of the late Charlie Benjamin and Bessie Opel Sneed King. He is also preceded in death by his Great Granddaughter Amelia Grace King.
Hugh was a member of Hill Top Baptist Church and retired from Athens Stove Works. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served during the Korean war.
Loving wife of 59 years, Frankie Carol Davis King;
Sons Vic King and wife Kimberley of Athens, Jeffrey King and wife Kim of Maryland, Anthony King and wife Rachel of Athens;
Sister Arvedah Henry of Athens;
Brothers Johnny Cecil King of Riceville, Bobby Gene King and wife Lorene of Madisonville;
Grandchildren Eric King, Rene King, Kaytlynn Malone, Jeffrey King II, Trenton King and Jacob King.
Great Grandchildren Uzziel King, Lillianah King, Tristan King, Malachi Malone, Logan Malone, Sarah Loden and Nicole Loden.
The family will receive friends from 5 - 7 PM Tuesday, November 3 at Ziegler Funeral Home with Funeral services following at 7 PM with Rev. Vic King and Rev. Jimmy Elliott officiating.
Graveside services, with full military honors, will be at 11 AM, Wednesday, November 4 in McMinn Memory Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Anthony King, Jeffrey King, Trenton King, Jacob King, Jeff King and Stacey Geren.
If you are unable to attend the service, sign the online guest registry at www.zieglerfuneralhome.com.
Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Hugh Victor King.
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