Beersheba Springs, Tennessee – Mr. Calbert Lee King, 92, passed away Saturday October 19, 2019 at his sons home in Crossville, Tennessee. He was born in Palmer, Tennessee on June 2, 1927 to Aubra Hill King and Callie Hale King who preceded in death along with his wife, Thelma Nunley King, 2nd wife, Marie Bain King and 3rd wife, Barbara King; daughter, Sharon Perry; brother, Arlin King; sisters, Ruby Tate, Louise Beard and Josephine Eubanks.
He was a heavy equipment mechanic and one of the oldest members of the Local 917 Operating engineers union in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He enjoyed the outdoors, hunting and camping all over the country.
He is survived by his sons, Curtis (Wanda) King, Chattanooga, TN, Randy (Maggie) King, Beersheba Springs, TN, Richard (Genevieve) King, Beersheba Springs, TN and Ronald (Sandy) King, Crossville, TN; daughter, Donna King, McMinnville, TN; brother, Charlie King, McMinnville, TN; sisters, Katherine Cole, McMinnville, TN and Violet Bennett, Geneva, OH; 14 grandchildren; several great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Tuesday in the funeral home chapel with Minister Ed Fults officiating with burial to follow in the King Cemetery at Tarlton Valley. Visitation: 3:00 PM – 9:00 PM Monday at Layne Funeral Home, Altamont, Tennessee. www.laynefuneralhome.com