Carey Novell King 59, of Youngstown Ohio, transition peacefully on January 29, 2020 at Briarfield Manor.
Carey was born November 17, 1960 in Memphis, TN to Murry and Brownie(Spears) King. He was the seventh born of eight children. He graduated from East High School class of 1978 in Memphis. After graduation, he joined the U S Army as an infantry solider.
On April 19, 1980 he married the former Claudette Pardue in Youngstown, Oh. He served 6 years in the service but finally settled in Youngstown, Oh in 1995. He was a 33rd degree Mason and a member of Pilgrim Baptist Church. He enjoyed cooking, barbecuing, and socializing with his friends and family. He was a diehard Carolina Panthers fan.
Besides his wife he leaves to cherish his memory, his daughter Sherry “Futceedo” (Richard) King-Underwood; His beloved mother Brownie King of Memphis; two sisters Sherry Wilkins and Marva “Tootie” (Ron) Hunt both of Memphis; three brothers Ira (Neil) Lewis of Las Vegas, Murry “Bimmie”(Jackie) and Keith Paul King both of Memphis. He has two grandchildren Majaia “Pumpkin” Underwood and Richard “Shorty” Underwood Jr.
He was preceded in death by his father, Murry King Sr., his brother, Larry King, and sister Portia King.
A celebration of life service will be held on Sunday February 9, 2020 at 4pm – 6pm at L.E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home 1951 McGuffey Rd Youngstown, OH 44505.
The home going services will be held on Monday, February 10, 2020. Calling hours beginning at 10am and funeral following 11am at Christ Centered Church 3300 Hudson Ave. Youngstown, OH 44511.
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