Kenneth Jerome King

Published 2:14 pm Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Kenneth Jerome King, 73, a resident of Luling, passed away on Friday, May 13, 2016.

Kenneth Jerome King

Kenneth Jerome King

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, May 21 at 1 p.m. at Smackover Memorial Cemetery in Smackover, Ark., under the direction of Young’s Funeral Directors, with Dr. Paul Naylor of FBC LaPlace officiating.

King is survived by his wife, Rebecca Beard King; daughter Christa Elish King Plaisance; sister Alana King Sturtevant; and grandchildren Colin Anthony Plaisance and Seth Michael Plaisance.

He was preceded in death by his parents, H. H. King and Marselle Dozier King; and brothers Joe H. King and Gary D. King.

King was a USMC Vietnam veteran. He was a retiree from Coastal Gulf and International and an active member of FBC LaPlace.

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