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“Dad I miss you so much. No phone calls every day just to tell eachother I love you. And Im so sorry you never got to see you gteat granddaughter.Neli...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Lori Jermeay - Jackson, MI

“Pop this is really a shock to me you were always so much more than a Grandpa to m growing you you were the only person I know I could count on you...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Reva King Martinez - Midland, MI

“"Wiskey" was one of a kind. He told it like it was, the way it should be. He either liked you, or he did not. God Bless you "Wiskey". ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Larry & Pam Murdock - Concord, MI

“I love and miss you Uncle Waskey. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Tim Calloway - Blou6, AL - Family

“King I have known you my whole life, we share a birthday and without fail no matter where we were we always called each other to wish the other happy...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Nancy Smith - Jackson, MI

“I miss you Uncle Waskey. You always made me smile.I wish I could have seen you allot more. Looking forward to seeing you in heaven someday. Love you...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Leilani Calloway - BLOUNTSVILLE, AL

“I loved my Uncle Waskey so much, and I will miss him very much. He was my mom's youngest brother and sibling. She loved him with all her...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Jane Calloway - Blountsville, AL

Of Parma, MI, passed away on June 16, 2017 at the age of 86. Born to William and Bessie (Cody) King on December 23 1930 in Fayetteville, W. Virginia. He moved to Jackson, MI from Fayetteville, W. Virginia in January 1955. Mr. King was preceded in death by Reva (Bailey) King, December, 1980 and Charlotte King in 2006, Son Tracy Lennon King, just five days earlier, June 11, 2017. Waskey is survived by his daughter, Lorie Ann (King) Jermeay of Jackson. Sister Juinita (Jack) Roark of Ravenwood, W. Virginia. Four grandchildren, Reva King, Renee' Jermeay, Brittney (King) Arik Booth, and Tracy William King. Eight great-grandchildren, Neli, Caleb, Karmin, Anthony, Braden, Mason, Landon, and Logan. Waskey's special friend and companion, Margaret Olney, good friends, Bob Quillet and Tom Williams. He worked construction for 35 years and was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving for 5 ½ years. Thirteen months of duty in Korea, and 18 months of duty in Germany. Waskey was a man of many words, both good and bad. Shocking to some and loved my many. A Celebration of Waskey's Life will be held at the Watson Funeral Chapel in Parma, MI. on Monday, June 19, 2017 at 11:00A.M. Chaplain Lisa Holdridge officiating; Interment Horton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Big 9 Sportsman Club, 12000 Folks Rd, Concord, MI 49237 or Great Lakes Caring Home Health and Hospice, 900 Cooper Street, Jackson, MI 49202.

The family will receive friends Sunday, June 18, 2017 from 1:00P.M.-5:00P.M. and on Monday, June 19 from 10:00A.M. until the time of service.


Funeral Home
Watson Funeral Chapel
2590 Spring Arbor Road Jackson, MI 49203
Tel. (517) 782-7144