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Edwin Grover King

July 11, 1955February 9, 2021

Edwin Grover King, born the son of the former Joseph Edward and Evelyn Adkins King July 11, 1955 in Salisbury, Maryland. He was the grandson of the former Grover and Clara Hearn Adkins and Thomas James and Elinora Simms King. He is survived by his wife, Christine Lee King and his daughter, Maranda King and Ben Baker. Grandchildren—Ellie and Mark Flamos and Kora Baker. He is also survived by a sister Linda King. He is also survived by his mother-in-law Barbara Bailey, sisters-in-law Elizabeth Bailey, Josie Brown and nephews Gregory and Joe Brown. He is also survived by many cousins and their families. He graduated from Wicomico High School 1973 and 2 year later graduated from Delaware Technical and Community College with an Electrician Associates degree. He loved to help others and be their support, LOVED to farm and just wanted to be in the field and drive the tractor. He loved all animals and especially his aquarium. Edwin never met a stranger and could make a friend with anyone. He started farming with his father and always enjoyed talking farming with his Uncle Bunk at Thanksgiving and Christmas. In his early years of farming he did custom spraying. Over the years he and Chris built the farming operation to one of the biggest watermelon growers in Wicomico County. If you would like to donate to a charity or cause in his memory, please consider the Rockawalkin United Methodist Church, 6777 Rockawalkin Rd, Hebron, MD 21830, Wicomico Humane Society, 5130 Citation Dr, Salisbury, MD 21804, or Wicomico Young Farmers, Attn: Charles Wright V, PO Box 642, Hebron, MD 21830. Visit www.boundsfuneralhome.com to share stories and memories with the family.

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Jerome & Ruth Ann Jenkins

February 19, 2021

What a blessing it was to move next door to Edwin, Chris & Maranda all those years ago. Could not ask for a better neighbor but also became a dear friend. Edwin was Jerome’s buddy, they’d talk mainly in their fav spot on the fence while joking, teasing Chester, so many memories of laughter. Our grands called him Mr. Eggy as toddlers & even after they grew up, he was dear to them too. Our deepest condolences to Chris, Maranda, Linda & family.

Dawn Bower

February 18, 2021

Linda & Chris,
Craig & I are so sorry to hear about Edwin. He was a great guy & always had a smile on his face when every we saw him out & about. I hope you can take comfort in knowing how fond & respectful everyone was of him.

Jim Skolka

February 13, 2021

Ed farmed the land next to me for years on Coulbourn Mill road. A kind man who loved to farm. We had many conversations over the fence sharing farming knowledge and stories about his family. I missed him when he no longer leased his land, but did see him here and there around town. My heart felt wishes go out to his family.

Gerald Vickers

February 13, 2021

Edwin, was a close friend and brother growing up with me in Parsonsburg ,md. Introducing me to many adventures and friends. We travel together in the early days and we’re always together, introducing me to my first beer 🍺. I will keep those memories close to my heart and he will be missed by my family and friends. Rest easy on your tractor Edwin my friend

Brenda Parry

February 12, 2021

My brother Ken and I loved it when mom and dad took us to cousin Linda and Edwin‘s house when we were kids. Edwin taught me to play Chopsticks on the piano! He was a very happy and friendly guy, who always took the time with his younger cousins. We saw the rabbits and the chickens and had such a great time. Edwin was the kindest person and will be remembered always.

Libby Davis

February 12, 2021

Eddie was one of the good guys,
This world could use a lot more like him.
He will be Sorryly missed.

Eleanor Senkbeil

February 12, 2021

Linda
I was so shocked to hear of the loss of your brother. We are so sorry for your loss.
You are in our prayers and thoughts.
Give me a call when you can
Eleanor Senkbeil

Glenn Klaverweiden

February 12, 2021

So sorry for the family on the passing of Edwin. I’ve known Edwin as far back as I can remember as we grew up on neighboring farms. Edwin always had a smile on his face and an infectious laugh at the end of every sentence. Edwin came by his friendliness and good nature honestly as both his father and mother were kindhearted souls with nary a cross word about anyone. I remember when I was 5 or 6 that my older brother came home with a bicycle for me that had once belonged to Edwin. At some point while helping the Kings pick watermelons, my brother struck up a deal with Edwin for the bicycle. After that, any time I saw him, he would inquire how I was making out learning to ride it.
I can honestly say that with his personality, his smile, his infectious laugh, and his desire to help others, the world could certainly use a lot more Edwins! May the peace of God abide with his family in their time of grief.
Rev. E. Glenn Klaverweiden

Dawn Alexander-Roberts

February 12, 2021

I'm so sorry to hear about Mr. King. I have many fond memories of him in the field behind mom and dads house. They were very fond of both of you and if mom were here she would be very sorry to hear of this. Please accept my condolences on behalf of the Alexander family. So sorry for your loss and we will pray for comfort in this very difficult time.
Dawn

Carole Simms Moseley

February 10, 2021

I have so many fond memories of Edwin. As cousins, we visited often as children, and Edwin always patiently took the time to play games with us and keep us occupied so our parents could talk. I loved talking to him. He was such a kind and caring person and I was glad that he was my cousin. I looked forward to our visits. He just always had so much patience with us.

FROM THE FAMILY