Welcome to the memorial page for

Emmett Edwin King

September 18, 1944 ~ October 16, 2017 (age 73)

Watson-North Funeral Home is deeply honored to be of service and ministry to the family of Mr. Emmett Edwin King, age 73 of Decherd.  Mr. King passed away unexpectedly at Southern Tennessee Regional Health System in Winchester Monday, October 16, 2017.  Mr. King was a very sweet and loving man to everyone.  He enjoyed being outdoors and spending time with his family camping.  He had a witty sense of humor and enjoyed sharing his jokes with everyone.  Along with his great sense of humor, he had a wonderful voice and loved to sing.  Mr. King is preceded in death by his mother, Eliza Catherine Dodson King, and his father, Emmett Edward King;  sisters, Ila Mae King and Leona Johnson; brothers, Leonard Elvin King, Edward Ples King and Thomas Preston King. He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Martha King of Decherd; daughter, Nalin King of Coalmont; step-daughters, Audrey Steele and Sylvia Steele, both of Decherd; Cindy (and a special son-in-law Tim) Steele of Belvidere and Renee Steele of Manchester; sisters, Anna Lee (John) Kunz of Tracy City and Ethel King of Sewanee; brothers, Denzil King, also of Sewanee and Dewey (Dean) King of Belvidere; 4 grandchildren; 9 step-grandchildren and 8 step-greatgrandchildren.  The family will receive friends Tuesday, October 17, 2017, from 5-8 p.m. at Watson-North Funeral Home.  The funeral service will be conducted from the Roy B. Watson Chapel  Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at 11 a.m. with Bro. Harold Moon and Bro. Howard Riddle officiating.  Interment will follow at O’Deere Cemetery in Sewanee with friends and family members serving as pallbearers.  Online condolences may be sent to        

 Service Information

October 17, 2017

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Watson-North FuneralHome
405 Sharp Springs Road
Winchester, TN 37398

Funeral Service
October 18, 2017

11:00 AM
Watson-North FuneralHome
405 Sharp Springs Road
Winchester, TN 37398

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