Dr. John R. King Jr.

Published 9:58 am Thursday, May 5, 2022

Graveside inurnment services for Dr. John R. King Jr. were conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, 2022, at the Daniel R. King Cemetery in Bassfield. Rev. Rob Webb officiated.

Dr. John R. King Jr., 73, died Feb. 13, 2022, in Fort Pierce, Florida.  He was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and resided in Fort Pierce, Florida.
Dr. King graduated from Dan McCarty High School and then went on to receive his doctorate in Psychology from the University of Southern Mississippi. He taught at the University of Central Florida and John Carroll High School. He then became the president of Suncoast Grove & Nursery in Fort Pierce, FL. He enjoyed collecting antique tools, traveling, and the outdoors.
Survivors include his mother, Gladys King of Fort Pierce, Florida and sister, Carla King of Stuart, Florida. He was preceded in death by his father, John R. King.
Memorial donations may be made to the Vitas Hospice www.vitas.com

Memorial services were previously held on Feb. 24, 2022, at Haisley Funeral Home in Fort Pierce, Florida.

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