Billy Ray King, 79, of Mooresville, N.C., entered into Heaven on Wednesday, April 19, 2023, at his residence. Born January 29, 1944, in Duplin County, N.C., he was the son of the late George Franklin King and Carrie Lee Gladson King.

He will be remembered as a hard worker, and a man who could build anything. He was loved by his employees but most of all he will be remembered for being a loving husband, father and grandfather. Bill loved spending time with his family and was cherished by everyone who knew him.

Mr. King is survived by his wife of 59 years, Brenda Pitts King; sons, Robert Ray King (Susan) and Brent Franklin King (Wendy); and grandchildren, Benjamin Robert King, Elisabeth Ellen King, Olivia Caroline King Fay (Brian), Chloe Breanna King and Shukria H. King.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 23, 2023, at the Cavin-Cook Funeral Home Chapel, Mooresville, with Rev. Allen Reid officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. A private graveside service will be held at Glenwood Memorial Park, Mooresville.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090 or Whitman Park Baptist Church, 188 Whitman Circle, Mooresville, NC 28115.

Cavin-Cook Funeral Home, Mooresville, is serving the family of Mr. King. Condolences may be made to the King family at