Celebrating the life of

Francis R. King

October 25, 1932 - April 11, 2022

Francis R. King

Francis R. “Freddie” King, died peacefully on Monday, April 11, 2022.

Freddie was born in Boston, MA on October 25, 1932 to the late Eugene and Margaret Carroll King. He was a longtime resident of Savannah and a graduate of Armstrong State College. Freddie owned and operated Coastal Electronics for more than 40 years before retiring. He was proud U.S. Air Force veteran who heroically served in the Korean conflict. Freddie attended St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church where he volunteered as an usher. 

Freddie leaves behind his loving wife, Josephine King; daughter, Karen King; son, Michael King; stepdaughter, Ann Marie Miller; sister, Patricia Lane; brother, James King; and several grandchildren.

Graveside service will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 13, 2022 in Catholic Cemetery with Rev. Gabe Cummings officiating. 




Freddie was a great man and he will be missed. My love and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

- Sara Carter, Newnan, Georgia

So sorry to see the passing of this kind and generous man. He was a true friend of my dad, John Beam, Sr who seemed to need Mr Freddie way more than the other way around. Mr. King in my presence lived out the teachings of Jesus, showing extraordinary patience and love for others whether they were members of his denomination or not. Pope Francis should make this Francis a Saint.

- John Beam, Jr, Savannah , GA

Although we were not related, Freddie was always Uncle Freddie to me. We met when I became friends with his children in our teens. Our friendship continued through the years. Uncle Freddy was always very good to me. He was always up for a laugh and ready to listen or help when needed. I didn't realize he had passed away until about 3 weeks later. I will always remember him fondly and will miss his him. My prayers are with Karen, Mike, Josephine, and his grandchildren.

- Debbie Moore, Savannah, Georgia

Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel

  • Graveside Service
  • 11:30 a.m. on Wed, April 12, 1922
  • Catholic Cemetery
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