Dominic Jessie King, 42, of Blackshear, passed away Monday morning, February 3, 2020, at his residence.

Born in Blackshear February 2, 1978, he had lived in Pierce County all of his life. He was a 1997 graduate of Pierce County High School and was a graduate of Okefenokee Technical College – twice – first with an EMT Certificate and then with his Paramedic Certificate. He had worked in Pierce County and McIntosh County in their EMS Departments, Heartland EMS in Waycross and also at Memorial Satilla in the Emergency Department.  He had taught CPR/First Aid at Coastal Pines Technical College as well as having taught classes in various counties. He loved to fish and watch football and never passed up an opportunity to play a joke on someone. 

Survivors include his wife, Gina Roberts King, Blackshear; two daughters, Alyssa Shepherd and Whitney King, both of Blackshear; his parents, Lewis A. King, Blackshear and Jeanette Taylor King, Blackshear; two sisters, Natasha King, Blackshear and Alysia King, Valdosta; seven nieces and nephews, McKenzie King, Brittney Wiggins, Coty Brumback, Jennifer Wiggins, Kristen Wiggins, Rebecca Connell and Kolby Connell and several other relatives and friends. 

Visitation will be held  from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, at the funeral home.   

Funeral services will be held  at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, from the Pearson-Dial Chapel.

Interment will follow in the Enon Cemetery.

The family kindly requests all EMS employees serve as honorary pallbearers. They are asked to please meet at the funeral home chapel by 10:30 a.m. Thursday.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Southeast Georgia Honor Guard, 701 Jappy Akins Road, Brooklet, GA 30415.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online register at

Pearson-Dial Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.

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