Frankie "Dean" King, 63, of Van Buren, died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, in Van Buren. He was born Jan. 11, 1950, in Charleston to the late M.O. and Freda King. He was a self-employed diesel mechanic. He enjoyed hunting with his brother, fishing, spending time with family and friends and loved his grandchildren.

He is survived by a daughter, Candice DeAnne Dooley and husband Brad of Cushing, Okla.; a sister, Deborah Farley and husband Danny of Charleston; a brother, David King and wife Sandi of Van Buren; three grandchildren, Blaze, Caitlin, and Brady; and several nieces and nephews.

Cremation will be under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren.

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