Clifford was born on December 6, 1935 in DeKalb County, Alabama and was a son of the late William E. and Lillian E. (Carnes) King. Clifford honorably served in the U.S. Navy for two years followed by the U.S. Army, with tours of duty in Korea and Germany. He was a longtime Bristol resident and retired from the City of Bristol in 1999.
Clifford’s family would like to extend a sincere thank you to his doctors for their wonderful care and also Bristol Hospital’s E.R. staff, I.C.U. staff and F floor and Fresenius Medical Kidney Care for Clifford’s six years of care.
In addition to his wife of 57 years, Clifford is survived by two sons and one daughter-in-law: John E. and Holly L. King of Bristol, Erik L. King of Bristol; his granddaughter: Abigail L. King; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by his four brothers: Luther, Francis-Lewis, Jesse and Frank King.
Relatives and friends are invited to a visitation at Funk Funeral Home, 35 Bellevue Ave., Bristol, on Friday (February 8, 2019) between 5 and 7 PM. A private service will be held at the convenience of the family.
Please visit Clifford’s memorial web-site at www.FunkFuneralHome.com