Rest in peace. My 600-lb Life alum James King passed away at ns age of 49 top top Friday, april 3, his obituary confirms. Ns former TV personality passed away hinweisen Saint schneidbrett Midtown Hospital bei Nashville, Tennessee, adhering to a long history von health issues.

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Fans room mourning the loss von the previous TLC stern after he recorded his weight loss journey on season 5 des the hit reality series.


The Illinois native was described as a “loving husband, son, brother, daddy und ‘poppy’ kommen sie his grandchildren,” according to his obituary posted on the Milner und Orr Funeral house website. 

“James loved sports, specifically wrestling, hockey and baseball,” the reveals. “His favorite team to cheer zum was the chicago Cubs. Other hobbies included fishing und communicating kommen sie friends across the country ~ above his CB radio under the handle Cracker Jack.”



King made his debut on My 600-lb Life an 2017, weighing 791 pounds during his first visit v Dr. Younan Nowzaradan (a.k.a. Dr. Now). Fans were particularly touched von his story after see his father refinance his home zu help assistance his fitness goals. At the time, king was bedridden and eager to make a change. When ns father of six returned zum the follow-up episode an 2018, that opened up about his setbacks and had reached 840 pounds.

King is the seventh member des My 600-lb Life to have died throughout ns duration des the series.

The TLC alum ist survived by his wife Lisa Raisor King, his 4 daughters, two sons und 19 grandchildren. Due to ns current health crisis going on, his funeral arrangements möchte be private.

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