Welborn King 87, of Calhoun, Kentucky went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 23, 2023 surrounded by his family and friends in Calhoun. Welborn Lee King was born February 7, 1936 in McLean County, Kentucky to the late Earl and Louise Burden King and was married to the former Betty Jo Bowlds October 22, 1960. Welborn worked at Krogers in Owensboro, later worked at the former Charles Chips Plant in Calhoun and was a member of No One Left Behind Tabernacle in Calhoun. He enjoyed playing his guitar, playing both cards and Yahtzee, going to church, and spending time with both his family and friends. In addition to his parents, Welborn was preceded in death by his wife of 43 years, Betty King, who died September 10, 2004; by two sons, Terry L. King and Timmie King; and by a sister, Nancy Scalf.
Survivors include a daughter, Tammie King of Calhoun; a granddaughter, Brandy King; five brothers, Jerry King (Mary) of Greenville, Bruce King (Tami), Ted King (Cheryl), David King (Kelly) all of Owensboro, and Johnny Case (Edna) of Calhoun; and two sisters, Barbara Collignon (Johnny) and Bonnie Towery both of Owensboro.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday at Muster Funeral Homes, Calhoun Chapel with the Rev. Clettis Sinnett officiating. Burial will be in the Calhoun Cemetery in McLean County. Friends may visit with Welborn’s family from 11:00 A.M. until 2:00 P.M. Tuesday at Musters in Calhoun.
Welborn’s services will be streamed live on www.musterfuneralhomes.com at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday.
The Welborn King family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to Welborn King, Memorial Fund; C/O Muster Funeral Homes; P.O. Box 160; Calhoun, Kentucky 42327.
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C/O Muster Funeral Homes; P.O. Box 160, Calhoun KY 42327