---- — BEEKMANTOWN — Mr. Jeffrey L. "Jeff" King, 52, of Burke Road in Beekmantown, passed away Sunday, July 14, 2013, at the home of his parents with family by his side and under the care of Hospice of the North Country. He was born June 22, 1961, in Plattsburgh, the son of Ellsworth and Judith "Judy" (Rabideau) King. Jeff graduated from Beekmantown Central School, Class of 1979. He was a graduate of BOCES and a certified welder. Jeff was a talented welder and was known for his metal fabricating. He enjoyed kayaking, boating, biking, camping, hiking, flower and vegetable gardening, and mostly working.
Jeff is survived by his parents, Ellsworth and Judy King of Plattsburgh; his companion, Ronda Augustus of Beekmantown; his brother, Jamie King of Plattsburgh; and a nephew, Tyler King of Plattsburgh. Several aunts, uncles and cousins also survive him, as well as his canine and feline companions. He was predeceased by maternal grandparents, Mae and Leo Rabideau; and his paternal grandparents, Juanita and George King.
Calling hours will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 18, at Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St., Plattsburgh. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday, July 19, at St. Alexander's Church in Morrisonville.
Memorial donations may be offered to Hospice of the North Country. Arrangements are entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St., Plattsburgh, NY 12901 (518) 561-3980. Online condolences and memorial candles may be offered at www.brownfuneralhomeinc.com.