American Veteran 02

King David Tolen

June 22, 1938 ~ December 18, 2019 (age 81)

Obituary

King David Tolen, 81, born in Jacksonville, Florida, transitioned from this life on December 18, 2019. He was preceded in death by his mother, Florence Spigner; sister, Gladdie Woodard; brothers, Alvin Spigner, and Charlie Mitchell; and son, King David Tolen, II. 

King David served in the United States Airforce and worked as a longshoreman for over 20-years.  He is lovingly remembered by his daughter, LaToyia Holley (Atlanta); sister, Linda J. Bryant (Billie); granddaughters, Ladasha Tolen and Tatum Keris Williams; grandson King David Tolen, III; nephew, Robert Tolen (Betty), Billie Bryant (Melinda), Christopher Tolen and Paul Bryant; niece, Gladdie Hunter (Sidney); and good friend, Virginia Johnson.

King David loved music and wrote the Gilbert High School song "Our Alma Mater".  King David will be truly missed by his family and friends.

Sarah L. Carter's Funeral Home Northside is serving the family.

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Services

Viewing
Monday
January 6, 2020

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Northside Chapel of Sarah L. Carter's
6665 New Kings Road
Jacksonville, FL 32219

Celebration of Life
Monday
January 6, 2020

11:00 AM
Serenity Chapel
6665 New Kings Road
Jacksonville, FL 32219

Interment Following Service
Monday
January 6, 2020

Jacksonville National Cemetery
4083 Lannie Road
Jacksonville, FL 32218

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