Jack Vernon King


Jack Vernon King, 90, of Cleveland, passed away on Sunday, June 19, 2022.

He was born on Aug. 29, 1931, to the late John Farris King and Exie King.

He is survived by his wife of nearly 70 years, Geraldine Lowe King; daughter, Lori Calfee (Greg) and their children, Reed Calfee and Oliva Calfee; son, Doug King and his children, Chris King and Katy DeFriese (Travis); and two great-grandchildren, Jack and Parker DeFriese.

Jack’s family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Companion Funeral Home on Wednesday, June 22, 2022.

A graveside service will follow the visitation at 2:30 p.m. at Cookson Creek Cemetery.

You are invited to share a personal memory of Jack or your condolences with his family at his online memorial at



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