Jerry James King, Sr

Male 1942 - 2012  (69 years)


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  • Name Jerry James King 
    Suffix Sr 
    Born 19 Aug 1942  Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 May 2012  Kinder, Allen Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I25779  Brown Family
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2017 

    Father George Merritt King, III,   b. 17 Sep 1912, Kinder, Allen Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1971, Kerville, Kerr County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Lexie Gunn,   b. 30 Dec 1912, Waelder, Gonzales County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1995, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 14 Jul 1935  San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F10710  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Norma Lee Darbonne,   b. 23 Feb 1941, Elton, Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1974  (Age 33 years) 
    Married 15 Jun 1963 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Living
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F10714  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Living 
    Children 
     1. Living
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F10715  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Jerry James King Sr
    Jerry James King Sr

  • Notes 
    • Kinder-Funeral service for Jerry King, Sr., 69, will be held Sunday, May 27, 2012 at 2pm in Ardoin Funeral Home of Kinder. Rev. Steven Spurlock, Lake Charles District Superintendent will officiate. Burial will follow in Oberlin Cemetery of Oberlin, LA. Visitation will be held Sunday, May 27, 2012 in Ardoin Funeral Home of Kinder from 11am until time of service.

      Jerry was a member of the Class of 1960 at Kinder High School and also received his college degree from LSU. Jerry was employed twelve years with Hunt Oil Company of Kinder, LA, and worked in Midland and Dallas, TX in the natural gas segment of the oil and gas business. He was CEO of Claiborne Gasoline Company in Dallas, TX for 17 years, which owned and operated a natural gas facility, pipeline and refinery in Claiborne Parish, LA. He retired from the oil and gas industry upon negotiating the sale of the Claiborne Partnership.

      Thereafter, he lived in Shreveport, LA for ten years where he owned and operated a cattle ranch and several contract timber operations before moving back to Dallas, TX in 2005.

      Survivors include two sons, Jerry James King, Jr. and Jason Joseph King and wife, Carolyn Hensley King; two daughters, Ronda Lee King Worth, and Cari Lynn King Tumey and husband, Chris Tumey;one brother, George Merritt King IV,one niece, Alison King Greene of Sugartown; one nephew, George Merritt King V of Kinder; and four grandchildren.

      Jerry is preceded in death by his wife, Norma D. King and his parents, George M. and Lexie King.

      The family wishes to extend a very sincere "thank you" in appreciation to their "Aunt Judy" Duhon for her love, help and support over many, many years.