Stanley Joe King

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Stanley Joe King, 68, of Springfield, passed away March 2, 2015. He was born Sept. 17, 1946, to Burl and Edna King in Stella. He graduated from Purdy High School in 1964. On Jan. 15, 1966, he married Linda Cochran in Pierce City, and she survives. He served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam from 1966 to 1968. He worked for Frisco and BNSF for 39 years, retiring in 2007.

He was preceded in death by his father, Burl King; and two children, Kimberly Snook and Wes King.

Additional survivors include: one son, Phillip, of Springfield; three grandchildren; his mother, Edna King, of Cassville; one brother Charles King, of Springfield; and two sisters, Janice Benson, of Palm Springs, Calif., and Linda McCaskill, of Cassville.

Services will be announced at a later date. Arrangements are by Midwest Cremation and Funeral Services, Springfield.