Clinton King

Clinton King

Clinton Langley King, 83, of 201 Jessup Street, Elizabeth City, NC died Monday, October 15, 2012 at the Albemarle Hospital.  Born in Gates County, he was the son of the late William Henry King, Jr., and Mae Goodwin King and the widower of Alyda Davis King.  He was a member of First Christian Church, retired from the Ford Motor Company, and a veteran of the U. S. Army.

 He is survived by a brother, Bobby King and wife Lyla M. King of Manassas, VA; six nieces and nephews, Peggy Butt Richardson of Chesapeake, VA, Tony King of Greenville, NC, Chris King of Camden, NC, Tracey King Chesson of Elizabeth City, NC, Terrie King Baxter of Frisco, TX, and Laurie King Alfred of Powhatan, VA; and several great nieces and nephews.

 A funeral service will be Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Twiford’s Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Perry Turner officiating.  Burial will follow in West Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery.  The family will receive friends immediately after the service in the lobby of the funeral home and at other times at the residence of his niece, Tracey Chesson, 1811 Fearing Avenue, Elizabeth City, NC.  Memorial donations may be made to First Christian Church, 701 Parsonage Street, Elizabeth City, NC 27909.  Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the King family.  You may express condolences to the family by visiting

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  1. Phillip & Bonnie Jernigan

    To the King family, May our Heavenly Father bless and comfort you all during this time of sorrow. Though we were not related we still thought of him as Uncle Clint. You are in our thoughts and prayers..

  2. Hoot Gibson

    My thoughts and prayers are with the family. I will truly miss my great neighbor and friend. Rest in peace.

  3. Don & Norita Horton

    Another friend has slipped the anchor and crossed over the bar. You will be missed, ole friend. Our prayers go out to the family, especially Bobby, the only one left. We had some good times though, back when.

  4. Tommy White

    Clint was a dear friend to me as well as my parents, Willard and Gracie White. He always greeted you with a warm smile and handshake and did his best to make the world a better place. He made a real difference in so many lives and will be greatly missed.

  5. Charlene (DeArmond), Bob & Michael Grant

    To Uncle Clint’s family members, especially his brother Bobby and family. We send our condolences and our prayers of comfort and peace. We join with you in remembrance of the life Uncle Clint lived and his gentle kindness he shared with all in our family. Uncle Clint was a man of honor and integrity. He was truly one of the kindness men God placed on this earth. He was a man of great faith and we know that he is now in Heaven with all of our family members that preceded him. Clint was a loving and supportive husband to our Aunt Alyada Davis King and a great friend and Brother-in-law to our Mother, Marion Davis Breska. He was an honorable and loving step-father to our cousins: Donna White, Cliff White, and Charles White. Our lives were blessed to know him and share laughter with him. He will be missed.

  6. Faith DeArmond Elwess

    Dear Family of Uncle Clint,
    Uncle Clint was married to my Auntie Alyda Davis King, the sister of my late Mother, Marian Davis Breska. Although Uncle Clint was not my blood uncle he was the Uncle of my Heart. The only Uncle I knew on my Mother’s side. I will miss his smile and happy personality. He was kind and so loving to my Auntie Alyda and that made him so special to me. I will keep Uncle Clint in my heart and know he is with Auntie Alyda in the final place of peace. May time and wonderful memories of Clint bring a smile to all of his family and friends. With Love and deepest sympathy, Faith DeArmond Elwess

  7. Bobby & Darlene Russell

    I’m very sorry to here this sad news but think of it a better place for him to be right now no worries no fears.

  8. Erin Anderson

    Mr. Clint was a very sweet man. I always enjoyed chatting with him around town and getting a hug from him. Heaven has been blessed with another angel. My thoughts and prayers are with your family in this time of sorrow. May God continue to be with you all.

  9. Travis White

    I saw Mr King most often in passing, as my family has lived just beyond his residence for about 15 years. Up until several years ago and declining health, I dont think he ever let a pine cone stay on his yard for more than a minute! I stopped and talked to him at his mailbox the other day after not seeing him for sometime. He said he had been in the hospital and I could tell he was battling poor health. May he rest in peace. Im sorry for your loss.

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