Gene King

June 4, 2020

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Gene Allan King was born June 15, 1938 in Fairfield, North Carolina to the late Blames Edward King and Mary Lizzie Hill King.

Gene, also known as "Lucky", was employed with Northern/Southern Railroad in Norfolk, Virginia. He was a musician with The Norfolk Gospel Singers whom were frequently heard on the "Daddy Jack Holmes" radio show. He later relocated to Trenton, New Jersey where he worked at a steel company.  He was also an entrepreneur of several businesses.

He was predeceased in death by his sisters, Neil Doney and Maxine Gwynn, and his brother Curtis King.

He is survived by his three children, Patricia King-Jones of Virginia Beach, Eugene King of Virginia Beach, and Tammy King-Neil of Atlanta Georgia; three stepdaughters, Danielle Douglas from Georgia, Antoinnette Watson from Mississippi, and Nadine Jasmin of New Jersey; a stepson, Marvin Jasmin of New Jersey; four nieces, Mia Doney,  and Michelle, Mona, and Marian Gwynn; one nephew, Jeffery Doney of Trenton, NJ;  and a host of cousins, grandchildren great-grandchildren, other relatives, and friends. 


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June 9, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Keith Matthews Funeral Home
5665 E. Virginia Beach Blvd.
Norfolk, VA 23502

Funeral Service
June 10, 2020

11:00 AM
Keith Matthews Funeral Home
5665 E. Virginia Beach Blvd.
Norfolk, VA 23502

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