J. K. 'JK' Light, 92, of Kingsport, Sullivan Co TN, entered into rest on Sunday, January 20, 2013, at the Holston Valley Medical Center.
Born March 20, 1920, he was a native of Sullivan County and the son of the late Nat and Josie Fleenor Light.
Mr. Light proudly served his country in the United States Army, Air Corp Division, prior to working for A.R.A. Vending, until his retirement. He was an avid golfer, hunter, and loved his Beagles.
Survivors include his son, Paul Light; two grandchildren and two great grandchildren; his nephew, Thomas Bishop and wife Becky, and Skip Bishop and wife Marty; nieces, Lisa Bates Tolliver, and Loretta Hicks and husband Jack; and several other nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends on Friday, January 25, 2013, from 12 noon until 1 p.m., in the chapel of East Lawn Funeral Home.
Funeral Services will follow at 1 p.m., with Joe Mason officiating.
Burial will follow in East Lawn Memorial Park.
For those who prefer, memorial contributions may be sent to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Street, Memphis, TN 38105.
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