December 15, 1943 - August 25, 2017
Gary Rodger King, 73yrs of Urbana, Ohio passed away August 25, 2017 in Springfield Regional Hospital, He was born in Moline, Illinois December 15, 1943 the son of Arthur Bert & Mary Louise (Stanton) King.
Gary retired from International Harvester following 44yrs of service, served his country in the United States Army and was a lifetime member of the American Legion serving on the Rifle Squad. He enjoyed Fishing, Fish fry’s and spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife of 34yrs, Beverly Jean King of Urbana, two daughters; Shawn Marie (Mike) Motzer of Cordova, Illinois and Maranda Jo King of Urbana. Two sons; Blake Kriesel (Jennifer Nicole) King and Wesley Travis (Dana Marie) King all of Urbana. Two sisters-in-law; Dottie King of Geneso, Illinois and Judy King of Granbury, Texas, 14 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Gary was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers; William and Ron King and nephew Gary King.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 12:00 until 2:00 p.m. Friday September 1, 2017 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana. Funeral services will follow at 2:00 p.m. with the Chaplain Darren King officiating. Burial will be in Oakdale Cemetery.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.
Sorry to hear about Gary. He was a great guy. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.
Sorry to hear about your loss. Sending prayers to all of you.