Clifford Randolph King

Published 12:01 am Saturday, November 25, 2017

April 12, 1927 – Nov. 23, 2017


FERRIDAY — Services for Clifford Randolph King, 90, of Lake St. John, who died Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, at Riverland Medical Center after fighting a lengthy illness, will be 11 a.m. Monday at Young’s Funeral Home Ferriday Chapel with the Rev. Mark Richardson officiating.

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Burial will follow at Providence Memorial Cemetery in Winnsboro, La., under the direction of Young’s Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until service time Monday at the funeral home.

Mr. King was born April 12, 1927, in the Godfrey in Winnsboro, the son of Clifford Augustus King and Carice Godrey King.

He was raised by his mother and grandmother, Lillian Godfrey, together with an extended family of aunts, uncles and their families.

He was a member of Concordia Electric Board of Directors for more than 17 years, served on the Concordia Parish Police Jury, a member of Concordia Parish Chamber of Commerce and Louisiana Farm Bureau.

Mr. King attended Northeast Louisiana University for three years. He retired from the wholesale grocery business after 35 years of service.

Clifford was a member of Lake Shore Baptist Church. He also served his county in the U.S. Air Force from 1945 to 1947.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Carolyn Brown; and one brother, Charles G. King.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Chadderdon King, who he married in 1951, and they shared a life together on Lake St. John for the past 66 years; two children, Chris King of Lake St. John and Connie King Moore and husband, Doug, of Start, La.; one granddaughter, Nikki Lofton King and husband, Jeremiah, of Winnsboro; one grandson, Will Hawsey and wife, Cecily Ann, of Chattanooga, Tenn.; and seven great-grandchildren, Kaylee, Lilly, Kason, Logan, Ebin Ray, Hayden Cash and Harrison.

Pallbearers will be Jeremiah King, Will Hawsey, Jay Godfrey, Carey King, Ellis Ray Chadderdon and Johnny Huff.

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