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Bill Virgial King

October 12, 1938 — April 24, 2023


William “Bill” Virgial King, 84, passed away on April 24, 2023 at home. Bill was born on October 12, 1938 in Montgomery County to Williard and Addie Freeman King.

Bill and his wife, Florence, were members at Friendship Baptist Church, and attended Mt. Calvary Independent Baptist Church. He loved life, Blackie his 22 year old cat and feeding the crows in their yard. For 45 years Bill was loving and very protective over Florence. For many years they have loved spending time at Lake Tillery. Some of his hobbies included painting cars, repairing bicycles, and gardening. Bill always spoke his mind. He served in the US Army. After his time in the Army, Bill retired from Gayle Lord, where he worked as a repairman. He was a loving husband, father, stepfather, grandfather, and great-grandfather. Bill's family takes great comfort in knowing he is with his father in Heaven. 

He is preceded in death by his parents, and his son Michael King.

Bill is survived by his wife, Florence King; Daughter Lynn Wicker (Don), son, Marc King; stepdaughter, Sheryl York (Dennis); stepson Michael Blake (Vicky); unofficial adopted son, Billy South; sisters all of Asheboro, Nancy Stultz, Brenda Pate Wilkins, and Mary Lewin (Steve); brothers all of Troy, Harold King (Mildred), Charles King (Vivian), Gary Reece King; 10 grandchildren, and 8 great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, April 27th, 2023 from 5:00 pm- 7:00 pm at Pugh Funeral Home, Randleman, 600 S. Main St., Randleman, NC 27317. A graveside service will be held on Friday, April 28th, at 2:00 pm at Randolph Memorial Park, with Pastors Neil Poole, and Landon Flinchum officiating, and Randolph County Honor Guard.

Memorials can be made in Bill’s honor to Hospice of Randolph County, 

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Bill Virgial King, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Thursday, April 27, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Pugh Funeral Home - Randleman

600 S. Main St., Randleman, NC 27317

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Graveside Service

Friday, April 28, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Graveside Service At Randolph Memorial Park

4538 US Hwy 220 Business N, Randleman, NC 27317

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