UPDATE 12-6-2011: Visitation for Firefighter Joey King will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Cunningham Parker Johnson Funeral Home in Charleston. The funeral is set for 11 a.m. Friday at the South Charleston Community Center.
It is with heavy hearts that we must announce the Line of Duty Death of Firefighter Joey King of the Davis Creek (Kanawha County) Volunteer Fire Department.
61-year-old Joey King, a seven year veteran of the Davis Creek-Ruthdale Volunteer Fire Department, died after falling from the Steven Wayne Smith Memorial Bridge along Corridor G while searching for the source of a unseen fire.
Tentative schedule for the services of FF Joey King, Davis Creek VFD: Wednesday night, Dec 7 2011 Visitation with Funeral to be held on Dec. 8 2011. These dates are TENTATIVE only. No confirmation as of this date/time.
Please keep the family, friends and fellow firefighters of our fallen brother in your thoughts and prayers. May he rest in peace.