January 22, 1929, Danny "Uncle Buck" King Jr. blessed his late parents, Danny and Emma King with his life in Jackson, NC. Even though we wanted him here with us, God needed him. September 19, 2020, Danny King Jr. gained his wings.
Danny King Jr. joined Bethel AME Zion Church at an early age, where he served as a class leader, steward, Sunday school scholar and a member of the male choir. He devoted 47 years as a laborer at Stryker Golf Course were he retired. He also worked at Rockfeller Estate as a laborer for 2 years.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing and sitting on the porch watching and listening to baseball games.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Mattie McIver-King, his brothers Frank King, Richard King, Julius King, Robert and Roland King. His sisters Gladys Johnson, Cattie Banks, Erie Jones and Ella Mae King. One surviving sister-in-law, Senorita King.
His is survived by his stepdaughter Bettye A. Davis, brothers, Clyde "Tibbye" King and Marvin "Buster" King. Five step grandchildren, Rodney Ruskin (Charlotte, NC), Don King (Virginia), Carrol Brown (Fayetteville, NC), Eugene Lawson (Maryland) and Ralpheal Ruskin; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Close to his heart Cristine Jones, Susie Jones, Mary Rogers and Clifford Hall.
The family wishes to acknowledge with deep appreciation during this time of bereavement. May God Bless and Keep you.
* Special thanks to the nurses and doctors at Cape Fear Valley Hospital for helping my Uncle be comfortable through his time.
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