FORT WORTH – Representative Kay Granger (TX-12), Lead Republican on the House Appropriations Committee, released the following statement on the passing of Earl King. Mr. King, who passed away on December 11, was a longtime attorney in Weatherford, where he was well-known to the community. 

“Earl King was a true leader in Parker County, and I was honored to have him as a trusted advisor and friend from my earliest days in Congress. He was a perfect gentleman, and our community has lost a great Texan in the passing of Earl King. I am heartened to see his commitment to his community continued by his family, including his son, my friend State Representative Phil King.”