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Darrell A King

July 10, 1969 — October 27, 2014

Darrell A King

Darrell Alan King, 45, of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas passed away Monday, October 27th, at White County Medical Center in Searcy, Arkansas. Darrell was born in Highland, Illinois on July 10, 1969, the son of Patricia Ann (Seitz) and Darrell Udell King. On August 7, 1994 he married Vicki Lynn Keast in Horseshoe Bend and together they had 6 wonderful children whom he loved dearly. He served four years in the U.S. Navy. Darrell was employed as a Paramedic for NorthStar EMS for over 20 years. He loved helping people and lived that out day by day. Darrell was a Volunteer Fire Fighter for many years and was a member of the Arkansas EMT Association, Arkansas Paramedic Society and National Registry of Paramedics. He received Paramedic of the Year in 2011. Darrell is survived by his wife, Vicki King of the home, his children, Kyle King and fiance Laura of Mountain View, Arkansas, Chris King, Patrick King, Alex King, Jenifer King, and Samantha King all of the home, and one son Darrell King JR of Pasign, Philippines, granddaughters, Abby Stair and Kinsley King, parents, Darrell and Patricia King of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas, grandmother, Pauline Whitehead of Edwardsville, Illinois, brothers, Stefan Paul King and wife Stephanie of Edwardsville, Illinois and Nicholas King and wife Emily of Mount Pleasant, Arkansas, and many nieces and nephews. He was known for always helping people and having a kind word to say everytime you spoke with him. Darrell loved his family with all his heart and his work family as well.

                                                                  Services are as follows:

                                                             Wednesday, October 29, 2014
                                                                             5:00 PM
                                                    Doty Family Funeral and Memorial Service
                                                          903 Third Street, Horseshoe Bend

                                                              Thursday, October 30, 2014
                                                                Assembly of God Church
                                                                         211 S. Benton
                                                                       Searcy, AR 72143

                                                                 Friday, October 31, 2014
                                                                      1st Baptist Church
                                                               Horseshoe Bend, AR 72512

                                                            Evening Shadows Memorial Park
                                                               Horseshoe Bend, AR 72512

Memorials may be sent to NorthStar EMS c/o The Darrell King Memorial Fund 1701 East Beebe-Capps, Searcy, Arkansas 72143. Arrangements entrusted to Doty Family Funeral and Memorial Service of Horseshoe Bend.

There will be a meal for family and friends folloing internment at 1st Baptist Church, Horseshoe Bend.  Anyone wishing to contribute may contact Pat Wise at the church..  The church number is 870.670.5707.


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Past Services


Wednesday, October 29, 2014

5:00 - 9:00 pm (Central time)

St. Mary of the Mount Catholic Church

1002 1st St, Horseshoe Bend, AR 72512

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Funeral Service

Friday, October 31, 2014

Starts at 4:00 pm (Central time)

First Assembly of God

S Benton Ave, Searcy, AR 72143

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