Cicero McGlassen “Mack” King, Jr., 83, of 1021 Halls Creek Road, Elizabeth City, NC died Thursday, March 26, 2015 at Sentara Albemarle Hospital. Born in Norfolk, VA, he was the son of the late Cicero McGlassen King, Sr. and Eulah W. Markham King Hoffman. Mr. King was a veteran of the United States Naval Reserve and the United States Merchant Marines and had served in Korea and Vietnam.
He is survived by two sons, Charles Jonathan King of Red Springs, NC and Michael Steven King of Edenton, NC; a brother, William Edwin King of Hawaii; a granddaughter, Kristy King Zafra and husband Michael and their children, Nikolas and Lyliana Zafra; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Mr. King was preceded in death by his stepfather, William Hoffman; and a sister, Joan Marie K. Harris.
A funeral service will be held Monday, March 30, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Twiford Memorial Chapel with military honors being rendered by the William Clarence Jackson VFW Post 6060 and with the Rev. F. Joe Griffith officiating. Burial will be in West Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday evening from 7:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and following the service in the lobby of the funeral home on Monday. Twiford Funeral Home, Memorial Chapel, 405 E. Church St., Elizabeth City is assisting the King family.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at https://www.twifordfh.com.