Frederick Elvin King

Published 9:57 am Thursday, November 10, 2011

HERTFORD – Frederick Elvin King, age 78, ofBear Swamp Road, Hertford, died Tuesday, November 8, 2011, atRoanoke-ChowanHospitalin Ahoskie.

Mr. King was born on November 18, 1932, inEdgecombeCounty, 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 at 2 p.m. on Friday, November 11, 2011 at Garrett-Jones Funeral Home, Ahoskie. Burial will follow in theStoney Creekcemetery.

Donations may be made to Breast Cancer Awareness, Susan G. Komen For The Cure,1106 Burke Street,Winston-Salem,NC27101.

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Garrett-Jones Funeral Home of Ahoskie is serving the King family.