James Francis Kings, Jr., 71 of Morenci, Mich., died Dec. 5, 2012, at the Flower Hospital in Sylvania, Ohio.
He was born Dec. 13, 1940, in Detroit, Mich., the son of James and Della (Stubbe) Kings. On Dec. 8, 1962, in Romulus, Mich., he married Bertine "Tina" Cox and she survives.
James has lived in the Morenci area since December 1977. He was formerly employed at Metalloy in Hudson from where he retired after many years of service.
In addition to his wife, James is survived by a daughter, Diana Lynn (and Royce) Russell of Colon, Mich.; two sons, James Michael (and Melanie) Kings of White Pigeon, Mich., and Robert Kenneth (and Sherri) Kings of Onsted, Mich.; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two sisters; and one brother. He was a friend of Dr. Bob and Bill W. for 40 years.
James was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers.
Following James request, there will be no service, viewing or visitation.
Funeral arrangements were through the Eagle Funeral Home-Charles Fink Chapel in Morenci.