James “Butch” Houston King, 70, of Wolfforth, TX went to be with the Lord on November 12, 2020. Butch was born on November 11, 1950 to John and Louise (Mason) King in Quitman, MS. Butch moved to Texas in 1976 where he met the love of his life, Linda (Sherley) King. They married on September 19, 1980 in Littlefield, TX where they raised their two children, Jonathan and Whitney. Butch worked for American Cotton Growers for 36 years, retiring April of 2013 as a weave room superintendent. He was a wonderful Pepaw, and an amazing husband who loved doing sweet things for Linda. He enjoyed fishing, working in the yard and spending his time caring for and giving to others. He will always be remembered for the love he expressed to anyone he met.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 40 years, Linda; children, Jonathan King and wife Kristin of Richardson, TX, Whitney Zubriate and husband Eric of Levelland, TX; three grandchildren, Tristin King, Collins King, and Hayzlie Zubriate; siblings, Marsha Phillips and Randy King both of Stonewall, MS. He is also survived by his sisters-in-law Cathy Phillips of Argyle, TX, Peggy Demel and husband Billy of Lubbock, TX; nieces Tammy, Toni, Tori, Missy, Lori, Casey, and Ashley; and nephew Denny.
He is preceded in death by his parents, John and Louise King, and Jack and Addie Ruth Sherley; and brothers-in-law Tyson Phillips and Dennis Phillips.
A private family memorial service will be held at Combest Family Memorial Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice.