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Dwight Michael King

January 11, 1943 - June 9, 2019

Dwight Michael King, 76, of Hendersonville went to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 9, 2019. Dwight served as a Private in the National Guard. He retired from Berkley Mills in 1996 after 30 years service. After retirement he served as a greeter at Wal-Mart.

Dwight was well-known for his “green thumb” and his love for anything gardening…and we mean anything. He was a long-time member of Open Arms Tabernacle in Brevard, NC.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Nettie Mae Hipp King and father, Glover Boyd King; three of his brothers, Hollis, Boyd, Garland and a half-sister Maria.

He is survived by his loving wife, Wilma Jones King and his three beloved children, Tony King, wife Sherry, Doug King, wife Traci, and Vicki King Whitta, husband Stuart.

He is also survived by his grandchildren, Jessica King Vaughn, husband Stuart, Amanda King Doughtie, husband Dustin, Emili King, and Matthew King, fiancé Lauren; three great-grand sons, Tobias Ray Doughtie, Conor Wes Doughtie, and Garren Nathaniel Vaughn.

Dwight’s surviving siblings are Blaine, wife Carolyn, Helen Stephens, husband Steve, Connie Case, husband Clarence, and Beulah Dildine, husband Sam, as well as sisters in-law Millie King, Betty King, Bessie Baynard, Brenda Hughes, Earlene Hughes, Donna Kay Laughter and many, many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Friday, June 14th at the Forest Lawn Funeral Home in Hendersonville at 12:00 noon with a memorial service celebrating his life at 1:00 pm. Graveside service will immediately follow.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be offered to the family by CLICKING HERE.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Friday, June 14, 2019

Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Location:

Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel

538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792


Service Information

Date: Friday, June 14, 2019

Time: 1:00 pm

Location:

Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel

538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792


Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, June 14, 2019

Location:

Forest Lawn Memorial Park


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