Bernard L. King, 73, of Williamstown passed away Oct. 27, 2005, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. |
He was born May 14, 1932, in Calhoun County, a son of the late Lee King and Edith Reip King Nelson.
Bernard was retired from Elkem Metals after 23 years of service. He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in the Korean War with the rank of staff sergeant; was a member of the American Legion Post 15; a former member of the Masonic Lodge; and was Protestant by faith. Bernard enjoyed the outdoors, hunting and fishing. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather and will be sadly missed by his family and friends.
Surviving is his wife of 47 years, Geraldine Lawson King of Williamstown; his daughter and son-in-law, Beverly and Tom Brown of Hurricane; his grandchildren, Kristen and Ryan Brown of Hurricane; five sisters, Betty Howell of Louisville, Ky., Connie Moore of Pennsboro, Kinda Dameron of Belpre, Patty Daggett of Lubeck and Mary Lou Tallerico of Pennsylvania; three brothers, Terry and Gale King of Pennsboro and Paul King of Georgia; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Ruby Clark and Rachel Kravetc; and one brother, Jerry King.
Services will be 12:30 p.m. Monday at the Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, Vienna, with the Rev. Robert Lawson officiating. Interment will follow at the Riverview Cemetery with full military rites by American Legion Post 15.
Visitation will be from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.