James G. King of Lowell, MA

December 5, 1948 -
April 16, 2024



Tuesday April 23, 2024

9:00 am



Tuesday April 23, 2024



77 Knapp Ave Lowell, MA 01852

Funeral Details


James Gordon King, 75, of Lowell, MA, passed away on Tuesday morning, April 16, 2024 at his home surrounded by his loving friends and family after a period of declining health.

Born in Cohoes, NY he was the beloved son of Gordon King and Dorothy (Reamer) King.

He graduated from Shaker High School of Newtonville, NY with the Class of 1966. He is a graduate of State University of New York Canton Campus with an associate’s degree in Hotel Technology, as well as Hudson Valley Community College with an associates degree in Liberal Arts.

He served with the United States Air Force at Tak Le Air Base in Thailand and Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan during the Vietnam War. He also served at Lowry USAFB Denver, CO; Hill USAFB Ogden, UT; and Mountain Home USAFB Boise, ID.

Jim retired from Estes of Billerica in 2013.

He was a member of the American Legion Post of Leominster, MA.

Jim enjoyed downhill skiing, traveling, and roller skating.

He is survived by his daughter, Amanda Worley of Courd’Arlene, ID; two sons, Adrian King and his wife, Natalie of Oakland, CA, and Abbott King and his wife, Jenny of WA; his sister, Carolyn Eichele and her husband, Earl of Averill Park, NY; three grandchildren, Liberty Talley and her husband Ryder, Ethan King, and Oliver King; as well as several nieces and nephews.

He was the father of the late Austin King, and brother of the late Joan King.


Per James wishes, there will be no visiting hours. His Funeral Service will be Calvary Baptist Church, 60 Hastings St., Lowell, MA Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 9:00 a.m.  Burial in Lowell Cemetery.  Memorials may be made in his name to Calvary Baptist Church. ARRANGEMENTS BY MORSE BAYLISS FUNERAL HOME 978-458-6841. Guestbook at www.morsebaylissfuneralhome.com

7 responses to “James G. King of Lowell, MA”

  1. Billy Mencer Ackerly says:

    We were very sorry to hear of Jim’s Passing. He was a good friend. May the Angels welcome him to Heaven. Our deepest sympathy to Kenny and Jim’s family. Blessings, and Love, Billy Ackerly and Alex Alexander.

  2. Billy Mencer Ackerly says:

    We were sorry to hear of Jim’s passing. He was a good friend. Jim will always be remembered, loved, and missed. Our deepest sympathy to Kenny and Jim’s family. May the Angels welcome him to Heaven. Until we meet again on Heaven’s shore. Blessings, Billy Ackerly and Alex Alexander.

  3. Paul J Daoust says:

    Jimmy was a lifelong friend and our memories of times together, biking, telling stories, visiting … will be with me always. Jimmy was great story teller and could recall details from years before that others had long forgotten. A good man, loyal and steady, and he will be terribly missed.

  4. Tom Clegg says:

    Jim was a great friend of my family’s for many years. He was a steady presence and calming influence during our tough times and we already miss him.

    Jim’s contributions to Calvary Baptist Church cannot be measured. He will never be forgotten.

  5. Elaine Pantano says:

    Kenny, I am sorry for your loss. I used to love traveling with you and Jim on our bus tours. RIP Jimmy.

  6. Hugh Smith Tones says:

    Dear Ken I am truly sorry for your loss, May Jim Rest in Peace.
    Also, my condolences to Adrian whom I had met at Table of Plenty.

  7. Amanda Worley says:

    I thank the Lord for the precious time I got to spend with dad. He was a faithful letter written, which drew us close. He had a big heart and cared about my friends’ spiritual lives. Thankful I will see him again.

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