Michael L. “Mike” King, 62, of Oak Ridge, passed away Sunday, June 28, 2015, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

He was born December 19, 1952, in Cape Girardeau, to Buford E. and Faye M. Mansker King.

Mike worked several years at West Lake Quarry near Neelys Landing.  He later drove a truck for Brugger Auto, C & G Feed, and Johannes Auto.  During his youth, he attended First Baptist Church in Jackson, and later attended the former Neelys Mission Baptist Church.

Survivors include his daughter, Michelle Stewart (Jared Dewrock) and children, Tucker, Kylie, and Aspen of Cape Girardeau; loving companion, Patty Botkin of Oak Ridge; five siblings, Roger King of Oak Ridge, Debra Farris, Randy King, Robin King, and Terry King all of Cape Girardeau.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will be Wednesday, July 1, 2015, from 4 to 8 PM, at the chapel of McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.

The funeral will be Thursday, July 2, 2015, at 10 AM, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Jim Matthews officiating.  Burial will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Fruitland.

Memorials may take the form of contributions to Pleasant Hill Cemetery Association.

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  1. All of us at Johannes wish to express our Sincere Sympathy to Mike’s family and friends. We enjoyed it when Mike came back from his runs for us, he always made us laugh. His smile and hearty laugh will be greatly missed.

  2. Cheryl Smith

    I’m sorry for your loss.I know that it’s a hard time for your family you have our deepest sympathy. Cheryl Roger David James Joe Littleton

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