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Joe Ed King

August 4, 1949 ~ January 9, 2024 (age 74) 74 Years Old

Joe Ed King Obituary

          Funeral services for Joe Ed King, 74, of Lufkin, will be held Monday, January 15, 2024, at 2:00 p.m. at Shafer Funeral Home in Lufkin, with Bro. Elton Musick and Bro. Brandon Brashear officiating.

          Joe Ed was born on August 4, 1949, in Lufkin, Texas, to the late Marvin Lester King and Opal (Skinner) King, and died Tuesday, January 9, 2024, in Dallas, Texas.

          Joe Ed was the owner of King’s Plumbing for 25 years. He enjoyed spending time with his family. Joe Ed loved cooking, watching NASCAR, and going to the beach. He also loved to go fishing, especially with his daughter Amanda, brother-in-law Karl, and nephew, Joey. Joe Ed enjoyed competing in Chili cook-offs, where he often won. He was nickname giver of the family and was known for making people laugh. Joe Ed watched the movie Lonesome Dove every time it was on TV, so much that he dreamed of being Gus McCrae.

          Joe Ed is survived by his wife of 30 years, Geri King of Lufkin; son, Micah King of Lufkin; son and daughter-in-law, Cory and Marlene Glover of Greenwood, IN; daughter, Amanda Cannon of Lufkin; grandson, Logan Cannon of Lufkin; granddaughter, Katie Cannon of Lufkin; grandson, Colton King of Lufkin; granddaughter, Jade Glover of Greenwood, IN; nephew and niece, James and Kymberly Jarman of Huntington; brother-in-law, and sister-in-law, Karl and Cathy Grimes of Nacogdoches; nephew, Shane Otis of Zavalla; nephew and niece, Jose and Brandy Mireles of Diboll; niece and nephew, Candace and Corey Beahm of Lufkin; sister-in-law, Gerry Camp of Lufkin; niece, Tia Camp of Lufkin; niece, Amber Camp of Lufkin; along with numerous other family members.

          He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Charles King, Bobby King, Jerry King, and James King; sister, Judith Jinkins; great nephew, Bryce Phillips; and best friends, David Murphy and Sammy Madden.

          Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Sunday, January 14, 2024, at Shafer Funeral Home in Lufkin.

          Shafer Funeral Home, Lufkin directors.

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January 14, 2024

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Shafer Funeral Home
600 N. John Redditt Dr.
Lufkin, TX 75904-0353

Funeral Service
January 15, 2024

2:00 PM
Shafer Funeral Home
600 N. John Redditt Dr.
Lufkin, TX 75904-0353


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