James (Pud) Benjamin King, Jr.

May 22, 2023

James (Pud) Benjamin King, Jr., passed away on May 16, 2023, at the age of 65. James was born December 3, 1957, in Atmore, AL, to James King, Sr. and Ruby Scott King of Molino, FL. James graduated from Tate High School in 1975. He was employed at the local paper mill for 38½ years.

His career at the paper mill was his passion, but outside of work, there were three things he always enjoyed doing. Catfishing, dove hunting and watching the weather channel on two different TVs, at the same time. He was always quick to call friends and family to warn them of impending bad weather.

James is preceded in death by his father and mother, James and Ruby King.

James leaves behind his daughter, Christa (Will) Wilson; grandchildren, Jordan Jade and Cooper Gage Wilson; three brothers, Larry, Frankie and Guy King; three sisters, Catherine Wilson, Marie (Tootie) Faircloth, and Daisy (Merlene) Bruce; numerous nieces, nephews, countless friends, coworkers and people that were very special to him. Also his beloved companion, his cat, Chevy.

Funeral Service will be Saturday, May 27, 2023, at 2:30 p.m., at Faith Chapel Funeral Home North. Pastor John Daniels will be officiating. Visitation will be from 1:30 until the service. Interment will be in Pine Barren Creek Cemetery.

Pallbearers in attendance will be Will Wilson, Conrad Micari, Stephen Perry, Jasey Gibson, Mark Lewis, Dustin Gibson, Greye Rynders and Michael Faircloth.

Faith Chapel Funeral Home Nort is entrusted with arrangements.


One Response to “James (Pud) Benjamin King, Jr.”

  1. Grady Smith on May 26th, 2023 8:45 am

    I can picture Pud as a young man, sitting on the wood railing of the Perdido River/Barrineau Park bridge, with his brothers and friends. A lifetime passes quickly, and the rest of us will be along in a little while.

    Condolences and prayers for comfort.