Charles McCoy King, 58, of Baxley, died Friday at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Savannah after a brief illness. He was born in Savannah to the late Curtis W. King and Doris Griffin Aldrich. King lived most of his life in Waycross until he moved to Baxley ten years ago. He was retired from International Paper and enjoyed fishing and especially talking politics.
Survivors include his wife of 29 years, Theresa Kicklighter King of Baxley; three sons, Wayne Strickland and his wife Dawn of Statesboro, Jason C. King of Brunswick, Brian King and his wife Nicole of Baxley; five grandchildren, Austin Strickland, Ian Williams, Hailey Williams, Haydyn King and Coltyn King; two brothers, Joe King of Statesboro, Jeff Aldrich and his wife Leigh of Alma; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
A memorial service was held on Monday evening at 7:00 p.m. at the Miles-Odum Funeral Home Chapel.
The family received friends from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.