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Jack Edward King, Jr., “Eddie,” age 47, passed away Friday, June 7, 2019, surrounded by loved ones, after a brief illness.

Eddie is the son of Linda C. King of Laurens and the late Rev. Jack E. King, Sr. Eddie is survived by a daughter, Sierra King (Landon Grubbs) of Laurens; daughter, Carson King of North Adams, Mich.; a son, Jack E. King, III, of Vandercook, Mich.; and a beautiful granddaughter, Sophia Grubbs, whom he affectionately referred to as his, “Absolute Perfection.”

Eddie leaves behind two sisters, Kimberly (Mike) Smith and J.J. (Chad) Richey, both of Hickory Tavern, as well as three nephews, Michael (Sara) Taylor, Dustin Richey, Colton Richey; two nieces, Michaela Smith and Callie Jo Richey, and two great-nieces, Claire and Adair Taylor; and great-nephew, Hughes Taylor.

Eddie was a loving, giving soul who brought many smiles and much laughter to all those around him. He was very loved and will be missed by many.

Memorial services will be held Saturday, June 8, at 3 p.m., at Chestnut Ridge Baptist Church. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the church.