Posted By:Jan
Subject:J. K. 'JK' Light, 92, TN, obit; s/o Nat and Josie Fleenor Light
Post Date:January 24, 2013 at 08:02:08
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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

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.

To leave a condolence for the family, please visit

East Lawn Funeral Home and Memorial Park is in charge of
the arrangements and is honored to serve the Light family.