April 7, 1930 - November 29, 2018
James (Jim) E. King, born in Clarksville, Texas, on April 7, 1930, the son of Joel Ross King and Marguerite Morrison King, died suddenly on November 29, 2018, in Dallas, Texas.
He graduated from Clarksville High School. In January of 1951 he joined The United States Marine Corps and served in the Korean War. He then graduated from North Texas State University in 1955. Jim moved to Dallas in 1959 and shortly thereafter began his career of 35 years as a landman with Edwin L. Cox and Cox Oil & Gas, retiring in 1997. He was an active member of the Men’s Poole/Hundley Bible Study. He was predeceased by his parents, sister Elizabeth King Egloff and brother George Morrison King. He is survived by his wife of 55 years Nancy, niece Ellen Egloff Johnston and husband Jimmy, their son Mason, nieces Julie King Cross and Betsy King Larsen, brother-in-law Jack Moffett and wife Beth, and their sons Jake and Will.
Memorial service will be on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 3 p.m. at
NorthPark Presbyterian Church
There will be a private interment at the DFW National Cemetery at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of your choice.
A Signature Service under the direction of:
Aria Cremation Service & Funeral Home
10116 E. Northwest Highway
Dallas, Texas 75238
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