Samuel Gene King, 73, of Hanover, Pa., died Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore.
Born May 11, 1940, in Rural Retreat, Va., he was the son of the late Henry Howard King and Lora Leona Parks King Bizich. He was the husband of Mary Jacquelyn Snyder Clifton King, his wife of 20 years, who died in 2001.
He was a retired forklift and transporter for General Motors
and a groundskeeper at Milldale Jewish Camp for the past 15 years.
Surviving are children Timothy King and wife Debra, Tammy Forbes and husband Fred, Michael King and companion Karen Ferguson and Michelle King; stepdaughters Mary Belinda Gamache, and Colleen Staley and husband Richard; sisters Doris Johnson and husband Carl, and Joyce Lamie and husband Wayne; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was predeceased by a sister, Priscilla Bizich.
The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Eckhardt Funeral Chapel, 3296 Charmil Drive, Manchester; and from 9 a.m. until the time of service, 11 a.m. Tuesday at Kimberlin Christian Union Church, 682 Kimberlin Road, Rural Retreat, Va. Interment will follow in Kimberlin Lutheran Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the National Rifle Association, NRA Processing Center, P.O. Box 420648, Palm Coast, FL 32142-0648.
Out of town arrangements are being handled by Lindsey Funeral Home in Rural Retreat.
Online condolences may be offered at www.eckhardtfuneralchapel.com
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