Darrell Alan King, 45, of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas passed away Monday, October 27th, at White County Medical Center in Searcy, Arkansas. Darrell was born in Highland, Illinois on July 10, 1969, the son of Patricia Ann (Seitz) and Darrell Udell King. On August 7, 1994 he married Vicki Lynn Keast in Horseshoe Bend and together they had 6 wonderful children whom he loved dearly. He served four years in the U.S. Navy. Darrell was employed as a Paramedic for NorthStar EMS for over 20 years. He loved helping people and lived that out day by day. Darrell was a Volunteer Fire Fighter for many years and was a member of the Arkansas EMT Association, Arkansas Paramedic Society and National Registry of Paramedics. He received Paramedic of the Year in 2011. Darrell is survived by his wife, Vicki King of the home, his parents, Patricia and Darrell King of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas, his 2 brothers, Stefan Paul King and wife Stephanie of Edwardsville, Illinois and Nicholas King and wife Emily of Mount Pleasant, Arkansas, his children, Kyle King and fiance Laura of Mountain View, Arkansas, Chris King, Patrick King, Alex King, Jenifer King, and Samantha King all of the home, and one son Darrell King JR of Pasign, Philippines, 2 granddaughters, Abby Stair and Kinsley King and many nieces and nephews. He was known for always helping people and having a kind word to say every time you spoke with him. Darrell loved his family with all his heart and his work family as well. Visitation will be Wednesday, October 29th at Doty Family Funeral and Memorial Service beginning at 5:00 PM. Funeral Service will be held Friday, October 31st at First Baptist Church Horseshoe Bend beginning at 4:00 PM with internment to follow at Evening Shadows Memorial Park in Horseshoe Bend. There will be an additional service beginning at 1:00 PM at First Assembly of God Church, 211 South Benton, Searcy, Arkansas 72143. Memorials may be sent to NorthStar EMS c/o The Darrell King Memorial Fund 1701 East Beebe-Capps, Searcy, Arkansas 72143. Arrangements entrusted to Doty Family Funeral and Memorial Service of Horseshoe Bend.
Charitable donations may be made in Darrell’s memory to the following organization:
NorthStar EMS c/o The Darrell King Memorial Fund
1701 East Beebe – Capps, Searcy, Arkansas 72143