Eric “Leroy” King, 78, of Alderson, WV, passed away Saturday, December 31, 2022, at Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington, VA.
Born October 18, 1944, at Montgomery, VA, he is a son of the late William Harman King and Irene W. Mottesheard King.
Leroy was a general contractor, a devout Christian, loved gardening, ginseng hunting, and was very musically inclined, playing the Dobro, Banjo, and other instruments.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by sisters, Elleen King, Shirley Sanders, Pauleen Wilson, and Eiffee Winebrimmer; and brothers, Howard King, Minor Lee King, Billy King, Gene King, and Paul King.
Survivors include his three sons, Eric Daniel King, Christopher Andrew King (Nancy), and Jeffrey Lee King (Jennifer); the mother of his children, Nellie Frances Brown King; grandchildren, Leetah Massie, Eric Jackson, Isaiah King, Shayla King, Caleb King, Summer King, Garion King, Alexis King, Nevaeh King, and Emma King; great-grandchildren, Aiyana Rutherford, Graham Jackson, Spencer, River, and Sorren Poe; a sister, Margaret Hoke of Indiana; and brothers, Robert King of Ronceverte, WV, Henry King of Alabama, and Stevie King of Alabama.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, January 7, 2023, at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Ronceverte, with Pastor Stewart Farley officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Park Cemetery, Second Creek, WV.
A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service on Friday.
Please send online condolences by visiting www.WallaceandWallaceFH.com.
Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Ronceverte is in charge of arrangements.