, Newburyport, MA

January 6, 2014

James F. King, 46

NEWBURYPORT, MA — James F. King, 46, of Newburyport, and formerly of Rowley, passed away unexpectedly at Anna Jaques Hospital in Newburyport, on January 2, 2014.

James was born in Beverly on June 3, 1967, to Joyce (Withee) King of Rowley and the late Omar K. King.

He was employed as a plasterer at J.K. Plastering in Newburyport. He enjoyed motorcycling, body building, and especially, spending time with his friends.

In addition to his mother, Joyce, he is survived by his brothers, Michael K. and his wife, Tricia King of Rowley, Eric O. and his wife, Ann King of Amesbury; sisters, Roxanne Creighton of Rowley, and Nancy and her husband, Mike Pollard of Amesbury. He also leaves nieces, Erika, Sara, Lacy, Miranda, and Olivia; a nephew, Jared; great-nieces, Jade, Jovi and Lexie; and great-nephews, Korbin, Alex, Orin, Lance, Joshie, and Chance. He was predeceased by his father, Omar K. King, in 1994.

ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral services are private at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by the F.S. Roberts and Son Funeral Home of Rowley.

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