March 20, 1920 – January 20, 2013
J K Light, age 92, of Kingsport, entered into rest on Sunday, January 20, 2013 at the Holston Valley Medical Center. He was a native of Sullivan County and the son of the late Nat and Josie Fleenor Light. Mr. Light proudly served his country in the United States Army, Air Corp Division, prior to working for A.R.A. Vending, until his retirement. He was an avid golfer,hunter, and loved his Beagles.Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Hazel Light. Survivors include: his son, Paul Light; two grandchildren and two great grandchildren; his nephew, Thomas Bishop and wife Becky and Skip Bishop and wife Marty; nieces: Lisa Bates Tolliver and Loretta Hicks and husband Jack, along with several other nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends on Saturday, January 26, 2013 from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of East Lawn Funeral Home. Funeral Services will follow at 2:00 p.m. with Joe Mason officiating. Burial will follow in East Lawn Memorial Park. For those who prefer, memorial contributions may be sent to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Street, Memphis, Tennessee 38105. Please visit www.eastlawnkingsport.com to leave a condolence for the family. East Lawn Funeral Home and Memorial Park is in charge of the arrangements and is honored to serve the Light family.
- Funeral Service Saturday, January 26, 2013