Eddie Dewayne King

May 21, 1965 - December 28, 2019

05/21/1965 - 12/28/2019

Past Services

Wednesday January 01, 2020
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Letchworth-Sykes Funeral Service
101 West 7th Street
Scotland Neck, NC 27874
Thursday January 02, 2020
11:00 am
Hobgood Cemetery
Highway 125
Hobgood, NC 27843

Eddie Dewayne King, age 54, of Hobgood, passed away on Saturday, December 28, 2019 at Duke Hospital of Durham.

He was born in Edgecombe County, NC on May 21, 1965 to the late Edward and Betty Baker King. Wayne worked as a dog handler for the NC Department of Corrections, working mostly with bloodhounds. He loved to fish and went as often as he could. Wayne was a member of Hobgood United Methodist Church and was devoted to his church family. A loving husband, father, grandfather, cousin, and friend to many, Wayne’s greatest joy was spending time with his family His kind and giving nature will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

Wayne is survived by his beloved wife, Patricia King; his son, Brooks King and wife Brandy of Hobgood; his grandchildren, Ethan King and Alyssa King; his cousins, Evelyn “Sissy” Stewart and husband Jimmy of Scotland Neck and Dale Hearn of Gaston; and three special friends, David Mayer of Hobgood, Robbie Stallings of Scotland Neck, and Bobby Drewett of Jackson.

The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at Letchworth-Sykes Funeral Service in Scotland Neck.

A celebration of life graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 2, 2020 at Hobgood Cemetery, with Rev. Ron Elkins officiating.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made directly to Miracles in Sight, 3900 Westpoint Boulevard – Suite F, Winston-Salem, NC 27103 or online by clicking here.

Letchworth-Sykes Funeral Service in Scotland Neck is handling the arrangements for the King family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting letchworthsykesfs.com.

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Naomi Casey
4 years ago

I remember working with Eddie in the Central Region office for over 18 years, he was such a fun person and he always smiled. I am so sad to hear of his death and I will continue to pray for the family asking God to give them the strength to carry on. Love Naomi

Laura Rogers
4 years ago

James and I are so sorry for yours and Brooks loss. He will be missed by many . In the coming days I hope God will surround you and Brooks with his loving hands . And pray you will find comfort in the love that only God can give. Brooks I know this has got to be such a heartbreak for you and your mom. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. .

Kay M Anthony Bell
4 years ago

I am saddened to hear about the loss of Wayne. He was a very kind man. The whole town of Hobgood will miss him. Prayers for his family.

Linda Umphlett
4 years ago

Patrica Brooks family and friends share hurtful heartfelt prayers love with you be in my heart Love to all

Linda Umphlett
4 years ago

My heart is filled with loss of love one. Prayers hugs and love go out to Patrica Brooks entire family and friends God be with you

Debra Coker
4 years ago

Sorry for your loss I remember Eddie from a young boy when CB radios were the big thing we were in a CB radio club is Radio name was little Coon hunter sending prayers for the family

Connie Cotten
4 years ago

Tricia, Brooks, Sissy, and the rest of the family, my heart is so saddened to hear this. Wayne was such a good and kind man. I just can’t believe this has happened. I remember us all going to the movies together I will never forget we had a good time. I will never forget Wayne are y’all. I wish I could do something, all I can do is pray. God be with you at this difficult time, sending Love and prayers.

James E Watson
4 years ago

I can’t believe that Eddie is gone. I started my career with Eddie at Tillery Correctional Center. He was one of the best guys and a very true friend to all he considered a friend. I heart goes out to hos wife and son. My prayers are with you. He will be missed by all.

4 years ago

Sorry for your lost

4 years ago

Roy hyman