Joseph David “Joe” King, age 34, passed away quietly after an extended illness on Friday afternoon at Johnson City Medical Center. He was saved at a young age.
He was preceded in death by an infant son: Caleb Ian King; mother: Teresa D. Tarlton; father: David King.
He is survived by two sons: Nathan and Bryston King; two sisters: Amanda Tarlton of Greeneville and Jessica A. Goin of Morristown; four brothers: Tim Decker of Missouri, Edward Laws, Wesley King, and Joshua Tarlton all of Greeneville; step-father, who helped raise him: Christopher “Chris” Tarlton; grandmother: Mary R. Arrington; step-grandparents: Robert and Ada Tarlton all of Greeneville; two uncles: Victor S. Thompson and Mark A. Laws; several nieces, nephews, and cousins; longtime friend and caregiver: Pamela Gill.
There will be no formal visitation or service.