Mr. Alfred G. King, son of the late Robert Mullin, Sr., and Mattie Ruth Clay, was born July 5, 1949, in Sasser, Georgia. He attended the public schools of Dougherty County in Albany, Georgia, and was a graduate of the Monroe High School class of 1967. Alfred received a certification from Albany Technical College, and he continued his education by receiving his Bachelor of Science degree from Albany State (College) University in 1972. He also attended University of Georgia where he was initiated in Zeta Pi Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated. As an entrepreneur, he was the owner of AK Tax Preparation Services. He was an expert handyman; no job was too big or too small.
Mr. King was very hardworking. He enlisted in the U.S Army Guard before transitioning to the U.S Navy serving for 4 years. He served one year in Frankfurt, Germany. Mr. King continued his U.S. Navy career by serving in the U.S. Navy Reserves for 25 years. He worked at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital as a Medical Technologist and retired August 2014.
Mr. King was a life member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. and served in various capacities in the Gamma Omicron Lambda Chapter. He was a lifetime member of Albany State University National Alumni Association as well as a member of American Legion Post 512. He was a member of Third Kiokee Baptist Church before becoming a member of Mount Zion Baptist Church, both in Albany, Georgia. He served as a deacon, an usher, a member of the male choir, the Brotherhood Ministry, and the Greeter’s Ministry.
Mr. King was preceded in death by his wife of thirty-one years, Phyllis J. King; two brothers, Robert Mullin, Jr, and Jerome (Crip) Clay; and two sisters, Ann Mullin and Mal Johnson.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his daughter, Allison (Corey) Lewis of Bellbrook, Ohio; two step-children, Gerald Todd of Santa Rosa, California, and Terri (Joseph) Nealis of San Diego, Calfornia; two grandchildren, Xavier Lewis and Aria Lewis; three brothers, Walter King, Jeremiah Hart, Jr. and Reginald Berry; three sisters, Helen King, Gwen Williford, and Carolyn Mullin Darensbourg; caring friends, Ms. Beverly Harris and Ms. Glorya Williams; and a host of nieces, nephews, family, and friends.