James 'King Fish' Sylvester King


James "King Fish" Sylvester King, 66, of Beckley, WV, born July 10, 1953, passed away on September 8, 2019
King was the son of the late Cecil Townes and the late Eva Mae King.
Left behind to cherish his memories, his loving wife Pamela Thomas of Beckley WV; Brother Carl (Betty) King of Austin Texas; Sister Mary (Ronald) Wilson of Beckley; Sister-in-law Julia King of Beckley; Three children, son James S. Thomas of Beckley, Latisha "Tisha" (Darius)Bell of North Carolina, Aisha (Matt) Thomas of Beckley. Six grandkids and extended family Brian Thomas, James D. Thomas, Lakeisha Thomas a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services at 1:00 pm, Saturday Sept. 14, with family and friends one hour prior to service at the Manna House Ministries, 700 F St., Beckley WV, 25801. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery. Officiating Rev. Rudolph Poindexter and Bishop Herman Bryant.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to Durgan Funeral Home of Beckley.
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Published on September 12, 2019
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Michael and Yvonne Brown
Sep 12, 2019
Pam and family, we’re sooo sooo sorry to hear about our dear brother!!! He’s going to be truly missed! Please know that the Brown Family’s praying and as we’ve talked we’re right here for you!!!! Pam you’re sooo encouraging and you’ve been great from beginning to new beginning!!!! We Love y’all very much!!! Baddest bassist in WV!!! Play on my brother, as we continue to”Spend All Our Lives Serving HIM”!
God Bless