Timothy (Buckwheat) Purcell King, age 54 died at home, in Minneapolis, MN on Thursday, April 15, 2021. He was born October 25, 1966 in Chicago, IL to Russell Purcell Elk and Alvane (nee Redeagle) King.
Timothy worked for the Ho-Chunk Nation Housing Authority Maintenance Department. He was a very very funny person that made making people laugh a fulltime job. Timothy loved to give unique nicknames to everyone.
Timothy had many pleasures in life. He enjoyed riding dirt bikes and his motorcycle. He also enjoyed gambling, attending rock concerts in Tomah and at Summerfest in Milwaukee. Timothy had artistic skills in drawing and in feather art. He also enjoyed woodcarving with knifes and Dremel tools. His most favorite was staying fit by working out and lifting weights.
Spending time with family and his grandkids was his favorite. Timothy will be greatly missed by all that knew him!
Surviving Timothy are his wife Kimberly (nee Webb) King; three sons, Treyton Webb, Dennis Hopinka Jr. and Adam Decorah; four daughters, Tasha King, Trisha (Matthew) Carriaga, Tiffany (James Berg) King and Savannah Knipp; two brothers, Tarren (Emmy) King and Tom King; 12 grandchildren, Sullivan King, Sander King, Victorie Pettibone, Eli Carriaga, Evan Carriaga, Eden Carriaga, Dalane Berg, Dellah Berg, Jaxtin Hopinka, Hudson Webb, Davian Joseph Davids and Axel Leon Davids Jr.
He is preceded in death by his parents and a nephew Tarren “TJ” King Jr.
Private family services will be held at Buswell Funeral Home with Pastor Ken Jordan officiating. Burial will take place in the Dexterville/King George Hiles Memorial Cemetery in Dexterville, WI.
The Buswell Funeral Home of Black River Falls, 715-284-2231, is assisting the family with arrangements. On-line condolences are available at http://www.buswellfh.com.
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