Ted Frederick King

January 7, 1932December 27, 2022
Obituary of Ted Frederick King
Ted Frederick King, age 90, of Southport, North Carolina passed away on Tuesday, December 27, 2022. A Time to be Born Ted was born January 7, 1932, to the late William and Sadie King in Southport, NC. – O what a happy day- A Time to Grow & Learn He grew up in Southport and attended Brunswick County schools. Afterward he went into the Army and served 2 years. After leaving the service he returned to Southport, where his daughter, Wynona Joyner as born. He met and married Rose Roberts. They moved to Orlando, Florida. Ted & Rose had a son, Maurice King, born February 23, 1960. He worked at various jobs in Orlando, Florida. Then one of his friends told him about going to Rochester, NY to work in construction. He agreed and worked in Rochester during the spring and summer and returned to Orlando during the winter. He moved to Rochester to continue working all year and there married Thelma and they had a son, Malcom King. Ted continued to work in construction until he retired. He began attending church and met his present wife Nellie and they were married in 1993. After his wife retired from the Health Department they moved to his hometown, in Southport, North Carolina, in August 1998. Ted & Nellie joined Trinity United Methodist Church and he loved his e-team, they were faithful members of the choir and the prayer breakfast. A Time of Peace The Lord gives and the Lord taketh away, blessed be the Name of the Lord. Ted enjoyed being home where he was born, but he has now entered his final home, with his heavenly Father. He leaves his loved ones with God’s grace and love. His beloved wife, Nellie King, His two sons, Maurice and Malcom King, His beloved daughter, Wynona Joyner, His stepchildren, Kevin & Rene Lewis, Kimberly Lewis, Sonya Ellis, and Caprice Lewis. A host of nieces, nephews, grandchildren, great grands, cousins, and friends. Rest in peace my beloved! Surviving Relatives: Nellie King – wife, Southport NC Wynona Joyner – Daughter, Bolivia, NC Maurice King – Son, Orlando, FL Malcolm King – Son, Syracuse, NY Kevin Lewis, Stepson, Utica, NY Rene Lewis- Daughter in Law, Utica NY Kimberly Lewis – Stepdaughter, Upper Marlboro, MD Sonya Ellis – Stepdaughter, Winter Haven, FL Caprice Lewis – Stepdaughter, Fort Washington, MD Grandchildren: Wyshonique Reyna (Benito), Bolivia NC Larry Joyner (Lisa) Leland, NC Nakia Joyner, (LaSandra) Winston Salem, NC Idea McDuffie (Michael) Las Vegas, NV Deangelo King, (Mariah) Orlando, FL Zachary King – Rochester, NY Teddy King – Syracuse, NY Malcom King Jr – Orlando, FL Keshauna Franklin (Jerod) – Upper Marlboro, MD Brenton Ellis – Winter Haven, FL; Summar Ellis – Lawrence Township, NJ Quintin Lewis (Taye) – Lawrenceville, GA Kowane Nevith (Bianca) – Utica, NY Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the King family. Peacock - Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service, Southport, North Carolina.

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