Jimmy Rayburn King, 77, of Arab died Wednesday, June 1, 2022, at his residence.

Mr. King was born April 22, 1945, to Wyman A “Slick” King and Vela Dean “Tootsie” Blackmon King. He was married to the former Brenda Easterwood for 56 years.

He is survived by his wife: Brenda Easterwood King; three daughters: Melanie Jones (Ricky), Jennie Poe (Aaron), and Keri Godbee (Chad); brother: Billy King; sister: Dean Cox (Phil); six grandchildren: Emily Kay Jones, Jacob Allen Jones (Emily), Paton Morgan Lilly, Averie Brenning Lilly, Anslee Reace Godbee, and Adelee Raygen Godbee.

He was preceded in death by a son: Scott L. King; and brother: Bobby Wayne King.

The funeral was at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 4, 2022, at Eddy Baptist Church with the Rev. Jacob Moody and the Rev. Jeff Mann officiating. Burial was in the adjoining cemetery with Hampton Cove Funeral Home directing.

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