Ralph M. 'Bozo' King, Sr.
by Chike Nwakamma
Dec 07, 2012 | 1070 views | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Ralph M. “Bozo” King, Sr., 79, of Brown Loop Road, Cartersville, passed away Wednesday evening, Dec. 5, 2012.

Mr. King was born April 15, 1933, in Bartow County, son of the late Ralph B. King and Nancy Brown King, and was raised by John and Dellie Huskins. He was a U.S. Army Europe and Korean veteran; he served as a Bartow County Sheriff’s deputy for several years during the terms of Sheriff Jim Wheeler and Sheriff Buddy Bell. He retired from Lockheed, managed a number of restaurants and worked in security at Wal-Mart. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was preceded in death by his wife of 43 years, Jeannetta L. King.

Survivors include his son, Ralph (Gail) King, Jr.; grandchildren, Amberly (Chris) Miller, Mack (Morgan) King, all of Cartersville, and Jenny (Richard) Humphries of Haysville, N.C.; great-grandchildren, Breanna and Abby Hale; and very special friend, Ruth Cooley.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Melissa and Patricia of Heartland Hospice.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday afternoon at 1 p.m. in the Owen Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dennis Huskins officiating. Interment will follow in Cassville Cemetery with military rites.

The family will receive friends Friday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at Owen Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will include Mack King, Chris Miller, Richard Humphries, Bill Huskins, Joey Deems and David Phillips.

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