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Bruce A. King

Bruce A. King, age 70, of Telford, passed away on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at the Johnson City Medical Center with family and friends by his side. He was a native of Erwin and a son of the late Claude and Bonnie Willis King. He was a member of Ninth Street Baptist Church. Bruce worked for Clinchfield/CSX Railroad for 39 years as a conductor and for the last 16 years of his employment he served as the local chairman for the UTU Local 1162. Mr. King was a faithful member of Alcoholics Anonymous for 31 years where he was a sponsor to and helped many people in their sobriety. He was also a member of the United Transportation Union for 47 years. In addition to his parents, Bruce is preceded in death by his wife, Sherry King and brother, Don King.

Bruce A. King has left behind to cherish his memory:
Son: Tony King and wife, Susan of Piney Flats
Daughter: Stacey Peake and husband, Stacy of Mountain City
Grandsons: Zachary and Matthew Peake of Mountain City
Sister: Jane Decker of Jonesborough
Niece and Several Nephews

The family will attend a private memorial service at a later date.

Condolences and memories may be shared with the family through our website at These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of Bruce A. King through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave., Erwin, TN, 423-743-9187.