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Jackets Honor King with Helmet Sticker

Oct. 14, 2004

ATLANTA–The Georgia Tech football team will honor legendary former player and long-time radio announcer Kim King with a helmet sticker for the remainder of the 2004 season.

The Yellow Jackets will wear a sticker with the number 18, King’s number when he played quarterback for Tech from 1965-67, on the back of their helmets.

King died Tuesday at the age of 59 after a battle with leukemia.

The life of Kim King will be celebrated in a public memorial service on Monday, Oct. 18 at 10 a.m. at Alexander Memorial Coliseum at McDonald’s Center on the Tech campus.

Gates 1 and 2 of AMC will open at 8:30 a.m. Parking will be available in the AMC and O’Keefe lots.

Memorial donations in honor of King can be made to the Kim King Foundation, c/o Midtown Bank & Trust, 712 West Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30308. The Kim King Foundation provides funding for education for youth in the West End area of Atlanta, where King grew up.

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