Leonard E. King

Published 6:09 pm Tuesday, March 3, 2015


Leonard E. King, 77, of Bainbridge, passed away Friday, February 27, 2015 at Bainbridge Healthcare.
The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Monday, March 2, 2015 at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. David Grubbs officiating. Interment will be at Andersonville National Cemetery at a later date.
The family received friends immediately following the service. Online visitors may sign the guest register at www.iveyfuneral.com. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718 or the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675.
Mr. King was born October 20, 1937 in Bainbridge, Ga., the son of James Benjamin King and Henrietta Cloud King. He returned to Bainbridge, after honorably serving in the Untied States Army for 15 years and in the United States Air Force for 15 years and was of the Protestant Faith.
Survivors include his children, Tanya Grace and her husband, Michael, of Melbourne, Fla., Tina Spires of Warner Robbins, Ga. and Jessie B. King of Boston, Mass.; his siblings, Benny King of Bainbridge, Bill King of Bainbridge, and Lila Bennett of Attapulgus; several grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and his brother Sam King.
Ivey Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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