LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) - Friends and family are remembering Metro Council President Jim King.King died of cancer Wednesday at the age of 63.

Visitation began Saturday at Highlands Funeral Home on Taylorsville Road.

It will be held again Sunday from noon to 8 p.m.

His funeral is Monday at 10 a.m. at Saint Raphael Church.

King served on Metro Council since it was formed in 2003.

He spent five years as its president.

Metro Council president *pro-tem* David James has stepped in as president until council members choose a new leader Thursday

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