Mr. Herman Ralph King

Mr. Herman Ralph King, age 91, of Rockmart, GA, passed away Monday, November 27, 2023, at his residence.

Mr. King was born in Cobb County, GA, in the Blackwells community, on February 4, 1932, son of the late Carl Wayne King and Lou Aslee Deaver King.

He had been a resident of Rockmart since 2004, moving here from Wedowee, AL, and prior to that, he lived for a period of time in Hiram, GA.

Mr. King was a member of the Benedict Baptist Church. He had worked the early years of his life in a sawmill, later doing foundry work, then retired from Sonoco Products.

In addition to his parents, Mr. King was preceded in death by a son, Ralph Carl King, two brothers, Robert King and Fred King, four sisters, Geraldine Wheeling, Irene League, Montene Curley, and Willie Mae McTaggart.

Mr. King is survived by his wife of 72 years, Hazel Annette Wheeling King, whom he married March 31, 1951; three children, Peggy King Williams (Randy) of Dallas, GA, Connie King of Rockmart, and Mark King (Carol) of Rockmart; six grandchildren, Lori, Brianna, Tyler, Austin, Brad, and Amy; brother, Lamar King of Smyrna, GA. Seven great-grandchildren along with numerous nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services for Mr. King will be held Thursday afternoon, November 30, 2023, at 3:00 p.m. in the chapel of Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home with Bro. Donald Spradlin and Bro. Terry Sims officiating. Interment will follow in Polk Memory Gardens.

Mr. King’s family will receive friends Wednesday evening, November 29, 2023, at Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m.

Pallbearers will include Tyler King, Austin King, Mason Stanley, Brad Sweet, and Ryan Smith.

Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home & Crematory has charge of the arrangements for Mr. Herman Ralph King.

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