Michael Stephen King, age 42, of Lake Butler passed away May 1, 2015 in Gainesville, Florida. He was born in Orlando on 11-27-72. He was a Chef for the Brown’s Restaurant in Alachua and enjoyed cooking, playing music and disc golf. He is survived by his mother, Carol King; daughters, Kiersten King Sturm, and Ashley King McGriff; son, James King and his fiancé, Mary Murphy; brother, Jeff Martin; sister, Wendy McGriff and several aunts, uncles, and cousins. He is preceded in death by his wife, Peggy and his father, Rodney. A memorial service will be held 6:00 pm, Thursday, May 7th, at the First Church of the Nazarene, 5020 NW 23rd Avenue, Gainesville, with the visitation from 5-6:00 pm prior to the service. Memorial contributions for Michael and his daughter can be directed to his sister Wendy.