Basil Sylvester King

Basil Sylvester King affectionely  known as Beaks, aged 82 of Crystal Heights, St.James and formerly of 5th Ave New Orleans, St. Michael . Retired Executive of the Royal Mail, England and Former founding President of Crystal Heights Neighbourhood Watch has entered eternal rest.

Precious son of the late Carnetta Maggie King.

Devoted grandson of the late Maude King.

Loving husband of Jeanette “Judy” King.

Beloved father of Hayden, Sherman, Ian, Adrian and Denise King all of the U.K., Ingrid King and  late Dr. Kay King-Goodall .

Adopted father of Henderson McCollin, Mark Peters and Aimee Farqhuar both of the U.K.

Brother of the Humphrey, Sealy and Wilson families.

Father-in-law of Joseph Clarke, Angela Ross and Wayne A. Kerr both of the U.K.

Brother-in-law of The Hon. Justice Sherman Moore, Muriel Taitt, the Crookendale family and the late Marcia Mellows.

Doting grandfather of Marcel and Tyrique King, Niara Kerr, Jude and Theo Goodall-Ross and Ajani Kerr all of the U.K., Kadeem Yearwood (USA), Tarell Adie-King, Kaiden King-Clarke and the late Josiah Basil King.

Uncle  of  Haydiah Sealy, Chantal Wilson, Marlon Taitt and Jalisa Mellows.

Cousin of Veronica Rudder, Jeanette Cameron(UK), Ricky King, Sylvester Padmore, The Mottley and Smith families.

Special friend of Gloria Goodridge (Jamaica), Elma Ackerson, Lyle Knight, Peter Spall all  of the U.K., Anthony Burke (USA), Rudolph Smith, Juanita Lynch, Andrew Downey, Shirley Scantlebury, Ben Eastmond ,The Connell family and many others.

The funeral of the late Basil Sylvester King Leaves Keith Jones Funeral Home, Passage Road, St. Michael on Thursday 23rd December at 8:00a.m. for Mount Tabor Moravian Church, St. John where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 10:00a.m. for a service of thanksgiving.

The cortege will then proceed to Westbury Cemetery for the interment. Floral tributes may be sent to Keith Jones Funeral Home no later than 7:30a.m. on Thursday. Visitation will take place in the Chapel of Keith Jones Funeral Home on Wednesday 22nd December from 4:30p.m. to 6:00p.m.

Live streaming of the funeral service and interment can be viewed at-

Strict Covid 19 protocols will be in effect.

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