It is with great sadness that we acknowledge the passing of Jeremy Lee King, a resident of Troy, Tennessee. Jeremy passed away on Friday, February 17, 2023, at Baptist Health Paducah, leaving behind a loving family and community that will undoubtedly feel his loss for years to come. Keep reading to learn more.
Who was Jeremy King?
Jeremy Lee King was born on June 19, 1982, in Lincoln, Illinois, to his parents Ricky and Karen King. He grew up in Paducah, Kentucky, and graduated from Paducah Tilghman High School in 2000. Jeremy went on to attend Murray State University, where he received both his bachelor’s degree and a master’s in safety engineering. He later became a safety consultant and was the principal owner of CSP-Safety, where he was known for his expertise and dedication to his profession.
Outside of work, Jeremy had a passion for the outdoors and loved hunting, fishing, and playing on the farm with his kids. He also enjoyed traveling and would often make stops at souvenir stations along the way, in search of unique and interesting purchases. Those who knew him will remember him as a gregarious and outgoing person who never met a stranger. Jeremy was known for his wealth of knowledge, which he shared generously with others, always accompanied by a big smile and his unforgettable laugh. He was also known to be “the boss” in many situations and was loved for his “fun facts of the day,” which he never failed to share.
How did Jeremy King die? What was his cause of death?
Jeremy Lee King was a 40-year-old man originally from Paducah, Kentucky but residing in Troy, Tennessee at the time of his passing. On Friday, February 17, 2023, he passed away at Baptist Health Paducah, leaving behind family and loved ones. At this moment, the cause of his death remains unknown. The news of his passing may come as a shock to those who knew him, and his loved ones will undoubtedly be grieving at this difficult time.
We understand that the cause of Jeremy Lee King’s passing is currently unknown. However, as soon as more information becomes available, we will update this page.
Jeremy Lee King is survived by his wife, Terri Doughten King, along with their two daughters, Anna Starr King and Ellie Morgan King, and one son, Owen Lee King. He is also survived by his parents, Ricky and Karen King of Paducah, one sister, Nakomi Feldmann (Jason) of Cincinnati, Ohio, one brother, Joshua Lee King of Paducah, Betty Ruth King, his paternal grandmother, and numerous nieces and nephews.
The passing of Jeremy was not the first time the family had experienced loss, as he was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Levon and Lavonda Chilcoat, as well as his paternal grandfather, Cayce King. The surviving members of his family will undoubtedly feel the weight of his loss and will be left with a void that can never be filled. They will undoubtedly find comfort in the memories they shared with Jeremy and the legacy he leaves behind.
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Obituary and Funeral Arrangements
Funeral services for Jeremy Lee King will be held at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, February 21, 2023, at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah. The service will be officiated by Rev. Joel Reynolds, who will lead the family and friends of Jeremy in mourning his passing. Prior to the service, a visitation will be held at the same location from 3:00 pm until the 6:00 pm service time on Tuesday.
For those who wish to offer their condolences, the family suggests expressions of sympathy in the form of donations to the Shepherd Center Foundation, located at 2020 Peachtree Road NW, Atlanta, GA 30309 – 1465, or the Murray State University Safety Engineering Program, which can be found at 200 Heritage Hall, Murray, KY 42071. This is a time of great sadness for those who knew and loved Jeremy, and the family is grateful for any support they receive during this difficult time.
Tributes to Jeremy King
Greg Peck Wrote,
RIP Jeremy King you will be missed. you were a friend to everyone. You are to young to be gone. Rest brother your work is done.
Melissa King Somerfield Wrote,
RIH Jeremy King, little cousin, Ill love and remember you just as you were a wonderful and loving young man ! Please keep my Family in your prayers and especially His Mother,Father,Grandmother and siblings in your Prayers
Cecile Hicks Wrote,
I’m so sorry for the loss of a dear friend and class mate. I’m praying so hard for his family and friends. He will definitely be missed. Heaven just gained an angel he was one of the sweetest funniest person I knew in school and cared about people. I’m so lost for words. This one hit hard !! Rest in paradise!!