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John Melville King
aka “John Gant” of Cane Vale, Christ Church.
Sunrise: Monday, January 25, 1960
Friday, July 21, 2023
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Son of the late Melville and Lolita King.

Grandson of Una Atherley.

Father of Nakeishe Scantlebury.

Grandfather of Xiaya Scantlebury.

Father-in-law of Larry Scantlebury.

Brother of Carmeta Phillips, Davidson, Peter, Michael and Louis King.

Uncle of Tahirah, Hashim, Daniel, Thomas, Tajuana, Terez King, Haneath Blackman, Shontelle and McNeil Forde.

Nephew of Glenville, Kelvin and the late Ansil Phillips. Clovis, Nathaniel and the late Maureen Best, Marva Husbands, Alexander and Kenneth Atherley, Marlene Brown and the late Elise Ward, Lucille Harewood of Reading UK and Veronica Drayton.

Cousin of Marcelle Best, Lisa, Janice, and Louise Drayton, Kenya Springer and many others.

Brother-in-law of Vincent Clarke, Nicole King and Suzanne Evans.

Relative of Moore family of Valley land, St George, Phillips family of Bourne’s Village, St George, Brereton family of Dash Valley, St George and Harewood family of Reading, UK.

The funeral of the late JOHN MELVILLE KING takes place on Friday 21st July 2023 at Revival Time Assembly, Maxwell Hill, Christ Church where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 1.00 pm for a service of Thanksgiving. The cortege will then proceed to Christ Church Cemetery for the burial.  Flowers may be delivered to the home of KMJ Transport & Funeral Services, #4 Bridge Gap, Goodland, St Michael not later than 11.00 am on Friday. Viewing of the body takes place from 12noon until the start of the service.

Condolences may be sent to kmjtransportfuneralservices@hotmail.com

or posted at KMJ Transport & Funeral Services on Facebook or www.kmjtransportfuneralservices.com

Funeral services entrusted to

KMJ Transport & Funeral Services

#4 Bridge Gap, Goodland, St Michael

Enquires can be made at 250-0287



  1. To the family of the late John King, we extend our deepest sympathies to you during this difficult time. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

    You can reach us at:
    Email: purposewithhope@gmail.com
    Church: Grace Bible Church, Paddock Road, St. Michael
    Tel. no.: 250-0192

  2. Condolences to the King family.
    Rest in Peace John.
    From the Lovell family, Maxwell Hill, Christ Church

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