Terry Bernard King

January 3, 1962 ~ November 14, 2020 (age 58)


Mr. Terry Bernard King was born in Fitzgerald, GA on January 3, 1962 to Corrine Harris King Riley and the late David King.  Terry was second oldest of 7 siblings, including Dewayne Harris, Val, Tan, Marcel King, Katrina Riley and Ira Riley. Mr. Terry King attended grade school in Fitzgerald, GA and eventually transferred to the Alachua County Public School System after relocating to Gainesville, FL.  Terry was a star athlete playing football and basketball at Buchholz High School in Gainesville, FL where graduated in the class of 1980.  Terry furthered his education at Bethune CookmanCollege on a full football scholarship following high school. After college, Terry worked in various positions involving sales for multiple companies over the span of his career.  He was a faithful member of Mt. Herman Missionary Baptist Church, where he was a part of the male chorus.  Terry was united in Holy Matrimony to Marilyn Monroe King in 1996 in Gainesville, FL, where they resided until relocated to Atlanta, GA.



On November 14, 2020 Mr. Terry Bernard Kingtransitioned peacefully at home surrounded by his family and those who loved him dearly.  He was preceded in death by his step-father Ira Hugh Riley, his son, Jeremy Hutchinson, his grandparents, Nevel and Lula Mae Harris.

Those left to cherish his lasting memories include;  his wife, Marilyn King, his children, Terry King, Patina?, Miranda?, Tashanda?, Josh Hutchinson, his mother, Corine Riley, his siblings, Dewayne Harris, Val, Tan, Marcel King, Katrina Riley and Ira Riley, and a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, aunts, cousins and loving friends.

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November 20, 2020

12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Phillip & Wiley Mortuary
MELROSE, FL 32666-3902

Graveside Service
November 21, 2020

11:00 AM
Pine Grove Cemetery
401 SE 21st Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32641

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