Milton Ross King, 44, of Kinston, passed away Nov. 4, 2012.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Howard-Carter Funeral Home, the Revs. John Brick and Larry Sawyer officiating. A graveside service with Masonic rites will follow the service at the King family cemetery.
Born in Lenoir County on May 14, 1968, he was the son of Curtis Loftin King Sr. and Mary Lou Noble King.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John Nobles and Mr. and Mrs. Hal Hoke King Sr.
Ross was a member of Armenia Christian Church, the Lenoir County Shrine Club, and Ionic Masonic Lodge No. 583, where he was a part of the motor cart caravan.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Angela Sawyer King of the home; a daughter, Lina Grace King; a son, Milton Ross King Jr.; two sisters, Joan Carol Clayborne and husband John of Ayden and Cindy Spivey and husband Harry of Maury; his brothers, Lonnie Richard King and fiancé Connie Brewer of Swansboro, John King and Lynn King and wife Dawn, all of Kinston, C L. King of Garner, and Jeff King of Havelock;a sister-in-law, Christy Strickland and husband Johnny of Lumberton; brothers-in-law, Larry Sawyer and wife Julie of Lumberton and Randy Adams of Las Vegas; parents-in-law, the Rev. Larry Sawyer and wife Page of Lumberton; numerous special nieces and nephews; and his loving companion, Boo.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Howard-Carter Funeral Home and other times at 2049 N.C. 70 East, Kinston.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Lenoir County Relay for Life, 2011 Leslie R. Stroud Road, Kinston, N.C. 28504, marked for the Milton Ross King Relay Team, or to the Sudan Shriners Children’s Hospital Fund, P.O. Drawer 490, New Bern, N.C. ,28563-0490.