Thursday, April 7, 2011

Jack Harley King, 80, of Cassville, passed away Wednesday, March 30, 2011, in his home.

He was born Oct. 17, 1930, in Greenwood, S.D., the son of Joseph Vincent and Mary (Rans) King. On Nov. 2, 1957, in Montgomery, Ala., he was united in marriage to Betty Annette Barnes, who survives.

Additional survivors include: three sons, William Ray King, of Cassville, Joseph Harrison King and his wife, Sharon, of Grand Prairie, Texas, and Matthew Wayne King and his wife, Cassandra, of Salina, Okla.; two sisters, Betty Becker, of Rochester, Ind., and Linda Allen and her husband, Jim, of Michigan City, Ind.; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Preceding him in death were his parents and two brothers, Vincent King and Kirk King.

He graduated from high school in Rochester, Ind.. During the Korean War, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy, serving from Oct. 17, 1950, until Aug. 11, 1954. For several years, he was sales coordinator for Armour Foods and Georges. In 1990, he moved from Lewisville, Texas, to Cassville to make his home. He was a member of Mill Street Church of Christ.

Funeral services were held Friday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Charles Jackson and Nathan Honeycutt conducted the services. Burial with military honors was at Oak Hill Cemetery, Cassville.

Contributions in his memory may be made to Children's Homes, P.O. Box 460, Paragould, AR 72451 .

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Cassville, Missouri