Tommy Clifton King, 68, of Arab died Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019, at Huntsville Hospital.
Mr. King was born April 14, 1951, in Marshall County to Clifton “Dick” Howard King and Barbara Ann Cox King. He was married to the former Joan Black for 48 years.
He was the manager of Black’s Furniture City Store. He loved watching Alabama football and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He was a member of Victory Corner Stone.
He is survived by his wife: Joan Black King; son: Brad King; daughter: Tanya King; grandchildren: Peyton Hill, Olivia King, Brodie Hill, Brooklyn Hill; sisters and brothers-in-law: Sandra and Ervin Boyd, Sarah and Rex Mitchell; host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a daughter: Ashleigh King; and sister: Cynthia King Durham.
Visitation will be noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, at Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel. The funeral will follow at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Bo Shedd and the Rev. Gus King officiating. Burial will be in Arab Memorial Cemetery with Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel directing.
Pallbearers will be Cliff Mitchell, Trevor Mitchell, Clay Mitchell, David Jones, John Michael Adams, Chris Chaffin, Chris Ponder and Kyle Chandler. Honorary pallbearers will be Tommy Milner, Johnny Williams, Mickey Tidmore, Orby Barkley, Jerry Hart, Jimmy Stisher, Roger Williams, Billy King, Elton Rowe, Joe Handschumacher, Greg Scofield, Mitch Smith, Velon Dixon, Randy Mosley.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the American Heart Association, 10 Glenlake Pkwy NE South Tower Suite 400 Atlanta, GA 30328.