Ronald, age 78, of Fresno, passed into Heaven on Saturday, March 9, 2013. Ron is survived by his wife, Lydia M. King of Fresno, Ca.; and three daughters, Amy Bales of Ridgecrest, Ca.; Diana Martinez of Camarillo, Ca.; and Marybelen Vermilya of Moyie Springs, Id.; brother, Ken King of Thousand Oaks, Ca. He is also survived by eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Mr. King was a retired High School teacher after 30 years of service, and was an active member of the Studebaker Drivers Club of Fresno, and Navy League of Fresno. A Memorial Service will be held at Palm La Paz Funeral Home, 2983 Tulare Street on Friday, March 15, 2013, at 2:30 p.m. Private burial will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to the Boys and Girls Club of America, 1621 S. Cedar Ave., Fresno, Ca. 93702.
Published in the Fresno Bee on Mar. 13, 2013