Frederick Elvin King

November 8, 2011



HERTFORD – Frederick Elvin King, age 78, of Bear Swamp Road, died Tuesday, November 8, 2011, at Roanoke Chowan Hospital.

Mr. King was born on November 18, 1932, in Edgecombe County, a son of the late Jeff and Nannie King. He retired from the Navy with over 20 years service and worked at Seabrook Peanut Company in Edenton for over 15 years.

Left to cherish his memory are cousins, Annie Castelloe of Ahoskie, Alice Bazemore of Ahoskie, Rob Ray King of Chesapeake, VA, Howard King of Gretna, VA, Susan Buck of Ahoskie, Gail Miller of Ahoskie, Janice Hughes of Perrytown, Roy Earl Swain of Ahoskie, and L.B. Swain of Sans Souci.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held Friday, November 11, 2011 at 2:00 PM at Garrett-Jones Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Stoney Creek cemetery. Donations may be made to Breast Cancer Awareness, Susan G. Komen For The Cure, 1106 Burke Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101.

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Garrett-Jones Funeral Home is serving the King family.

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Herbert Slater
5 years ago

Ave Atque Vale

Stephanie Flynn Martinez
12 years ago

So sorry to hear of Fred’s passing. He was mom’s companion for so many years. Treasure those memories you have made with him. I can’t believe it has been so many years since mom has been gone…but I carry her with her everywhere I go…and she lives in me. Take Care and God Bless…

Mr. & Mrs. Henry Pillow
12 years ago

Sorry about Fred’s passing. He will be greatly missed by his friends at Mcdonald’s in Edenton,where we gathered regularly. You will be in our thoughts and prayers in this time of grief.


Henry and Sarah Pillow

Kitty King Bryant
12 years ago

Sonny Boy will be missed but he is now in heaven with my Dad.

Thomas/Linda Morris
12 years ago

Fred was a best friend and neighbor for 30 years. We will greatly miss him.

alan g keith
12 years ago

fred loved all animals and did what he could to protect them. he enjoyed the simple life.may he rest for eturnity.