Celebrating the life of

Arthur L. "Artie" King, III

February 22, 1957 - September 24, 2021

Arthur L.

Arthur “Artie” L. King, III, 64, of Savannah, passed away peacefully on the morning of September 24, 2021. Artie was born on February 22, 1957, in Savannah, Georgia. He graduated from Nativity of Our Lord School and Benedictine Military School, class of 1975. Following high school, he worked for CSX railroad for fifteen years. He later went on to work many years in the restaurant industry. He most enjoyed his time as a co-owner of Gallagher’s Restaurant in Savannah and Casserole King’s in Atlanta. His favorite times of year were Opening Day for the Braves and a big Georgia Bulldogs win in the fall. He was deeply proud of his two children and three grandchildren. He loved them with all his heart. 

Artie is survived by his mother, Annette Desposito King, his children Christine Bill (Scott) and Arthur King (Kira), his grandchildren Hudson and Mary Harriet Bill and Piper King, his brothers and sisters, and several nieces and nephews in the King and Gaudry families.

He is preceded in death by his father, Art King and his beloved mother-in-law Harriet Gaudry.

A memorial service will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at Fox & Weeks, Hodgson Chapel. Visitation will be held prior to the service beginning at 4:30 p.m. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests remembrances be sent to the Suzanne Fogarty Scholarship Fund. 




We will miss Artie greatly. He was a wonderful addition to our family for many years. Rest in heavenly peace, my friend.

- John and Kathy Gaudry Cliett, Metter, Georgia

Love you guys !

- Caprice Smith, Easley, SC

I'm deeply sorry to hear about Artie. I work for and with him for many years. He was a great friend to me. We had a lot of good times together. I sure will miss him. And to the King family, you are all in my thoughts and prayers.

- Sally Hodges, Savannah , Ga

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- JOHN MELL, Savannah, Georgia

Keeping your families in our thoughts and prayers. Snooky

- Cannady, Tybee, Ga

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Rest in Peace Artie, we will miss you. God Bless you and I will be praying for your loved ones. Love ya Artie

- Suzanne McLaughlin VonWaldner, Savannah, GA

We know you are finding peace and rest in the arms of Jesus.

- Jim and Karen McBride, Savannah , Ga

I'm surely heartbroken about Art passing away. He was a great co-worker/friend. Every summer working with him thru the board was a blast. He always made me me laugh. He is at peace more pain my friend I love you. And my heart and prayers go out to his family.

- Lillian Allen, Rincon, Ga

I a so sorry to hear about the loss of Artie. I remember how much fun we use to have with our family and friends at our favorite hangout Gallagher's. Hugs and prayers to his family. He will be missed

- Betty Gorman, SAVANNAH, Georgia

RIP Artie God bless and keep you.

- james sheffield, Lafayette, LA

Vincent, Terri and family, We were sorry to hear about Artie "Pancake" as we called him. We have many great memories of him playing for the K of C "Sweathogs" softball team when he was a teenager. He was always full of fun and laughter. Everyone who knows him will have great memories and stories to tell about Pancake. Our thought and prayers are with you. Charlie and Jackie Brown

- Charlie and Jackie Brown, Tybee Island/Metter, Ga

I am so sorry for your loss. My heartfelt condolences for your family during this time of sorrow. You are in my thoughts and prayers. he will be greatly missed.

- Valerie Mell Rogers, Savannah, Georgia

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Well Mr Author our last phone call the night you past you said to me "I will talk to you tomorrow", I called and called and even texted you only to learn that You my Friend had gained your wings and that God called you home. I was lost cause we talked and cut up on the phone all the time, I have grieved for You and I will Miss You My Friend and I can't wait to see you again in the next life. I just don't know what to do without you to talk to it's gonna be a process but I will make it knowing you have no pain and sickness anymore and just an FYI Atlanta Won Love and Miss You Always Dodie

- Dodie Richardson, Garden City , Ga

Well Mr.Arthur, You have taken your wings and flew Home to Rest at hand if Our Lord. Take Your rest and know that I will miss you greatly. I feel so empty without you making Me laugh.My Friend you are the true epitomy if what a Good Friend really means. I Love You and am Missing you sooo much. My condolences to your family and I pray the Lord Bless and keep You Always !! So Long my Friend.

- Yvonne Portner, Savannah, Ga

Please accept our deepest sympathy and prayers. Jimmy and Connie

- The Deal Family, Savannah, Georgia

I did not know Artie well.I met artie while working with his sister Terrie.Working on a St Patrick's day. We were all tired but Artie made me laugh so much I forgot how tired I was. I am glad I got to meet Artie.

- Geanett Tarver, Sabvannah, Ga.

Artie was a good guy. Always very even minded. Never to far left or right. Always upbeat. I'm very sorry for everyone' s loss. Especially Artie's immediate sisters and brothers. Nativity was not that long ago but I remember it well. All of you were and still are great people, I miss you guys. May Gods bless all of you.

- Bobby Sauers, Richmond Hill, Georgia

Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel