Charles Stephen King Sr.


On March 24, 1966, Heaven blessed earth, Charles and Brenda King with their baby boy, Charles Stephen King.

Steve, as he was affectionately known, attended both public and private schools, graduating from Beechcroft High School. One of his favorite classes was wood shop, where he made both a stool for his dad to use when doing work as a mechanic, and a clock for the family home.

Steve was baptized in 1982 at the Refuge Missionary Baptist Church. He later joined Columbus Believer’s Church under the pastorship of Landareece Brown, where he grew in the Lord serving


Stephen was a veteran in the US Army, serving from 1985-1990. He resigned from The State of Ohio after working there over 2 decades. He met and worked with such a wonderful group of people, of which 1 was his mother and his 2 first cousins.

The holy union to Angela (King) Allen brought three children Charles Jr., Amber, and Angel.

Stephen was proceeded in death by his father Charles King and daughter Amber Jean-Nichole King.

Stephen leaves to cherish his memory his son, Charles Stephen King Jr. (Johntaya); daughter, Angel Christina-Decole King; grandsons, Damien and D’Angelo Fellows, Chase King, Gianni and Ky’lin McGrew-Bell; granddaughter, Char’Lee King; mother, Brenda King and sister, Rhonda King.  He also leaves to cherish his memory to a host of other close family and friends.







Visitation 10:00 AM and Private Funeral Service 11:00 AM Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE EAST, 5456 E. Livingston Ave. (one block east of Noe Bixby, turn North on Lonsdale Rd.). Interment at Green Lawn Cemetery.


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Condolence Messages

  1. I am so sorry CJ and Angel for your loss. I will miss him very much

  2. It is really unbelievable to know that you are gone big cousin.. I am still in shock, but to my family CJ, Angel, Rhonda, Aunt Brenda, you have my deepest condolences… To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord.. I am sending you all prayers of comfort and strength during this time… Weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning… I love you ❤️ all and cousin Steve will surely be missed

  3. Harriet Martin-Grace

    To This Great Family;
    Steve always made me laugh. He was a caring man who loved his family. Remember the happy times and know that God will give you peace during this difficult time.
    I pray for your comfort.

  4. Harriet Martin-Grace

    To This Great Family:
    Steve always made me laugh. He was a caring man who loved his family. Remember the happy
    times. God will give you comfort during this time. Lean and trust in Him. PSALMS 61: 7 says
    “In God is my salvation and my strength, and my refuge , is in God.” I am praying for you.

  5. Rhonda, Mrs. King & Family,
    I am deeply saddened to hear about your loss. You have always been such a great & loving family. You know we grew up together and I even spent the night at your house. Steve was a wonderful person that always made me laugh. Rhonda please know I am here for you if you need me. I am so sorry! I am praying for you all. I love you, Love always Kim Reeder

  6. Burley Dr next door neighbor

    Brenda, and the King family,
    My sincere condolences, you’re in my thoughts and prayers. May God give you peace, and you cherish found memories.

  7. Rhonda and the King Family, my deepest condolences goes out to you all. I will continue to pray for peace that passes all understanding for you and your family.

    All I can say, is God is with you and will NEVER leave you. Lean on him he loves you most.

    Love you all
    Your friend for life
    Lolita Wallace

  8. My dear family,
    I and the rest of your family in Youngstown are certainly grieving over the loss of Stephen. He will be missed by all. You have our deepest sympathy and our prayers are with you as I pray to Jehovah God to strengthen you. He will soon alleviate mankind’s worst enemy from this earth ….. Death.

    I love you.

  9. To Aunt Brenda, Rhonda, CJ and Angel, I am so deeply sorry for your loss, our family’s loss. Stephen’s gone to soon, but he will not be forgotten. He will be missed. CJ and Angel, you and your children will carry on your Dad’s legacy, so he will live on through you all! May God give us all comfort during this time of mourning, with his Grace and Mercy! God makes no mistakes, he will give us joy in the morning. RIP, my dear cousin. Love forevermore.

  10. To the King family,
    May God, give you comfort and solitude during this difficult time. Steve was a wonderful person who loved life and lived life to the fullest. He has gained his wings and is in the presence of the Lord forever.

  11. Rhonda and family my sincere condolences to all of you. Praying for peace and comfort.

  12. CJ, Angel, and the rest of the King family. I extend my condolences to you all. Praying the God grants you peace and comfort your hearts.

  13. Pastor's Norman & Annette Barber & Family

    Brenda, Rhonda and Family. So sorry, dear friends, for the pain that you bear and the loss that you’re feeling right now, BUT please understand that, deep in our hearts, we want to help you and want you to know that we are praying for Brighter days that will be coming your way, and that time and prayers of so many who care, will lessen your sorrow and pain each day.

  14. Kevin M. Palmore

    To the family and friends of Charles Stephen King Sr.,
    Steve and I worked together for a number of years with the state of Ohio. Steve was always fun to be around. I was truly shocked when I heard of his passing. I offer my sincere condolences to the family and all those who came to know Steve. May the peace of God bring comfort to each one of you today and in the days to come. Cherish the memories, that they might overshadow the emptiness you may feel from time to time. Take your rest Bro. Steve. Grace and peace to all.

  15. Dear CJ and Angel,
    Those we love don’t go away, they walk beside us everyday unseen, unheard, your dad will always be near. It is very difficult to say good bye to the person we love. Your father and memory of the times you spent together will always be in your heart. Your dad is resting peaceful with our Lord. My deepest condolences, and I will be here if you need me.
    Love you, Aunt Pat

  16. To Rhonda King and Family,
    So sorry to hear of your loved ones passing. Praying for comfort. and peace during this very difficult time with my deepest sympathy

  17. My heart goes out to Steve’s family at this difficult time. We became friends at the BMV. We had many laughs and good times together. He will definitely be missed by many people. Rest in peace my dear friend.

  18. Steve was a wonderful friend and man of god. He will be greatly missed and never forgotten.
    Sending love and prayers to all.

  19. Executive Estate Trust-fund Attorney

    Uncle King it’s O’She Boo and your nieces showing our love and support and Cj know he out here doing well and I love you Uncle King.
    Me& Mrs O’Shee and your great nieces Robreaynna and Roshanara

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