BLAKELY -- Robert Edward (Bobby) King, 79, passed away today, Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at his residence. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 1:00 PM at the Blakely Church of Christ with Rev. Paul Chandler and Dr. Jackie Sammons officiating. Burial will follow in the Blakely Cemetery.

Mr. King was born in Early County on November 12, 1933 to the late Oswald Harris King and Nina Brown King. He was a retired inspector for the Georgia Dept. of Agriculture and a member of the Blakely Church of Christ.

He is survived by his wife, Gracie Clark King of Blakely; three sons, Robert Edward King, Jr. and wife Laurie of Blakely, Rodney Andrew King of Blakely, Daniel Clark King and wife Angela of Blakely; one daughter, Sandra Louise Casey and husband Sherman of Monroeville, AL; two brothers, Hardy Jim King of Blakely and O. H. King Jr. and wife Sara of Blakely; one sister, Betty K. Chandler of Flat Rock, NC; and ten grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday night from 6-8:00 PM.

You may visit the website, to sign the registry and send condolences.

Manry-Jordan-Hodges Funeral Home

Blakely 229/723-3421