James Joseph King

April 28, 1941 - January 16, 2019
James Joseph King

King, James Joseph “Joe”, 77, of Wheeling died Wednesday January 16, 2019 in Peterson Hospital, Wheeling.
He was born April 28, 1941, in Wheeling, the son of Gladys Otey and the late James King Jr.
Joe was a retired truck driver for CDS Trucking.
In addition to his father, he was also preceded in death by a sister, Mary King.
Surviving are his long time companion Beverly Bradley of Wheeling, five sons, James (Darlene) King Sr. of Midway, GA ; Joseph King ; John King; Corey Powell and Pierre Walker all of Wheeling; two daughters, Tracey Powell Roberson of Pittsburgh, PA. and Tearra Kulpa of Wheeling; a step-daughter, Shavonnda Bradley of Wheeling and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
There will be no visitation at the funeral home. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements by Care Funeral & Cremation Service, 3828 Jacob Street, South Wheeling.


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  • January 20, 2019
    Teresa Pratt says:
    I bought my first car off of Joe King. He came back with it from Tupelo Mississippi. Joe was a friend and a great friend to my mom. Prayers to his family.

  • January 20, 2019
    Chrissy Butler lit a candle:
    Lit since January 20, 2019 at 1:34:55 PM

  • January 20, 2019
    Tisa says:
    RIP Joe King! You will forever be in our hearts!

  • January 20, 2019
    Cindy bippus says:
    RIP joe

  • January 21, 2019
    Desiree says:
    Rip cousin Joe King