Mr. Walter Edwin King
Walter Edwin King, 93, devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather, passed away on Monday, October 12, 2015 at his home following an extended illness.
Graveside services to honor the life of Mr. King will be 2:00PM Thursday at Liberty Memorial Gardens. No formal visitation is planned but he will lie in state for viewing from 11:00 until 1:00 PM on Thursday at the Liberty Mortuary.
He was the widower of Thelma Lorene Stewart King and a son of the late Walter Leo and Gladys Juanita Smith King. He was a founding member of Ruhamah Baptist Church where he served 45 years as a deacon. He was self-employed and retired after many years in the timber business.
Surviving are a daughter, Brenda Tyler (John) of Powdersville; three sons, Horace King (Anvy), Randal King (Judy P.), and Larry King, all of Liberty; a sister, Martha Daniels of Greenville; 12 grandchildren, and 19 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his wife and parents he was preceded in death by a son, Charles Edwin King, and his wife, F. Judy King, and a daughter-in-law, Debbie King.
Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Ruhamah Baptist Church, c/o Roy Moore, Treasurer, 1610 Red Barn Rd, Liberty SC 29657. The family would like to express our thankfulness to Homestead Hospice and the many caregivers for their compassionate care.
Liberty Mortuary is handling arrangements