Austin Riley King, 22
Austin Riley King of Okeechobee passed away April 29, 2013. He was born January 25, 1991 in Stuart, Florida to Ernest and Angela King. He was a graduate of the Class of 2009 of Okeechobee High School. He worked as a screen printer at Teez 2 Pleez. Austin was part of the body of Christ. His passion was writing music and playing instruments. He attended Focus One in Rockford, Illinois.
Austin was preceded in death by his cousins, Justin King and Ellen Rucks and his grandparents. He is survived by his parents, Ernest and Angela King; sister, Sarah King; loving girlfriend, Margaret McKane all of Okeechobee and many loving aunts, uncles, family and friends.
Visitation will be 9 a.m. until services at 11 a.m. Friday, May 3, 2013 at First Baptist Church of Okeechobee with Pastor Mike Brown, Pastor Michael Santiago and Pastor Jeff Clemons officiating. Following the services, the family has invited everyone to the Gathering Church for a fellowship meal. Interment at Evergreen Cemetery will be at a later date.
Memorials may be made in Austin’s name to The Gathering Youth Ministry.
Those wishing to leave a message of condolence may sign the online register book at, www.OkeechobeeFuneralHome.com.
All arrangements are entrusted to the care of Buxton & Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home, 400 North Parrott Avenue, Okeechobee Florida 34972.