Oct. 21, 1957 — Nov. 14, 2013
Eric D. Taylor, aka Larry Lynn King, was born at St. Francis Hostpital in Lynwood, Calif., on Oct. 21, 1957. He grew up in La Mirada, Calif., and lived in Placerville, Calif., since 1969. He attended Markham and El Dorado High School. He then joined the Marines and after serving, returned to Placerville.
Eric is survived by his son, Sean T. King (Sheila); three grandchildren, Colton, Carley and Stetson; his parents, Doris and Stan Wojahn of Camino and Andy and Pat King of Sun City, Ariz.; his sisters, Debra (Dan) Vibbart of Ventura and Tami (Chris) Bailey of El Dorado; his brother, Gary L. King of Placerville; his good friend and mother of his son, Brandy (Larry) Hutchison and their son, Michael Hutchison of Placerville. He also leaves behind his dear nieces and nephews, Lori McMakin of Houston, Texas, Michelle Plummer of Laguna, Michael R. King of Santa Cruz, Jayson C. King of Sacramento, Kayla Vibbart of Ventura and Gavin Bailey of El Dorado. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Etta Baumstark (Ray) of El Dorado and Bessie and Andy King Sr. of Southern California.
Eric was much loved by his family and many friends and will be sorely missed by all, including the staff and residents of Eskaton Lincoln Manor, Placerville, and his very special and loved caretaker, Rosemary Alexander and her family. He was a child of God and is now happy and pain free with his beloved Jesus.
A memorial service will be held at Green Valley Community Church on Friday, Dec. 13, at 1 p.m.