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James M. King Jr.

King Jr. - James M., 65, Johnstown, passed away on December 22, 2020 at Excela Health Latrobe Hospital. Born June 27th, 1955 in Johnstown, son of James M. King, Sr. and Iva Irene Clark-King. James is preceded in death by his parents and his brothers, David Clark Sr. and Kenneth Smith as well as his nephew, David Clark, Jr. Survived by his loving sons, James M. King, III., Johnstown and Justin M. (Jessica) King, Alexandria, VA; as well as his loving companion, Susan Zepp; his sisters, Bonnie (David) Tomb, New Florence; and Denise (Edward) Gornick, New Florence; numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, their children, and many friends. Jim retired earlier this year from Fisher Auto Parts after many years of service. He was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church, Johnstown. Jim enjoyed fellowshipping and serving with congregants and small group bible studies. At Jim’s request, there will be no public viewing or service. Private inurnment will be at Richland Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Contributions may be directed to www.truthconnect.org or www.emmanuelbaptist.net in memory of Jim. The family is being served by the Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com. Cremation by Laurel Highlands Crematory at Harris Funeral Home.

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Jim was very special to me. We shared some good times together in ministering to other needs. He was an encouragement to me in our walk with Jesus Christ, and he shared that I was also an encouragement to him. I hadn't seen him since Janet and I moved to Virginia. One particular amusing time was when I took him out to dinner and he ordered liver and onions. I said to him. Why would anyone order liver and onions from a menu? I know he will be missed by many.

Don Gillman Jan 1 2021 12:00 AM

Growing up in Woodvale, I got to know Jimmy through my younger brother Tom. He was a great person to have known. My wife and I seen him over Walmart a few months back and we talked about all the things that were happening. I know he will be missed by all his friends and family.

Jim Lehman Dec 26 2020 12:00 AM

Sad to see this grew up with Jim in woodvale hung out as kids loss touch as young men but allways remembered our friendship as kids

Joe Gaydos Dec 25 2020 12:00 AM

Grew up and went to church with Jimmy. His brothers and sisters were all good friends of mine. He will be sadly missed!
Frank Costa

Frank Costa Dec 25 2020 12:00 AM

I had the pleasure of working with Jim. He certainly was fun to be around always joking with him. He would buy us lunch sometimes and I always said to him that he was leaving out the moths in his wallet. I am truly saddened by his passing, I tried very hard to keep in touch with him during his hard times in the last few months of his life. I know in my heart that he was a very religious person and he is certainly rejoicing with Jesus now! I will definitely miss you!

Julie Gordon Dec 24 2020 12:00 AM

Oh Jimmy, Justin, Jessica and Susan, alrhough our hearts are breaking, Jim is singing It Is Well With My Soul
Much love to you.

Lisa Strayer Dec 24 2020 12:00 AM