Michael Peyton King, of Mullens passed away on Saturday, June 20, 2020.

Born August 17, 1968 in Beckley, he was the son of Luther Peyton King, Jr. and Evelyn Kay King.

He was a 1988 graduate of Mullens High School, where he was a WV State Champion wrestler his junior and senior years. Mike attended West Virginia University and Concord College where he earned his Board of Regents degree. Mike was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Mullens.

Mike was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Luther and Verna King and his maternal grandparents, Andy and Edna Wallen.

Those left to cherish his memory include his parents and his children, Hillary King and her husband, Caleb Redington of Salt Lake City, UT, Michael King, II, Makayla King of Mullens, and Priscilla Raines of Beckley.

Memorial service will be 12 Noon, Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at Tankersley Funeral Home Chapel, Mullens with Pastor Tracy French officiating.

Friends may call one hour prior to services Tuesday at the funeral home.

If wishing to attend the memorial service, we ask that you please follow CDC guidelines.

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The family of Michael King is being cared for by Tankersley Funeral Home, Mullens.