SFC Alec D. King US Army Ret.

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SFC Alec D. King,
US Army Ret.
BELVEDERE, SC - Funeral services for SFC Alec D. King, US Army Ret., 80, of Briarcliff Place, Belvedere, SC, who entered into rest July 1, 2014, will be conducted Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Posey Funeral Chapel. Interment in Pineview Memorial Gardens with Full Military Honors.
Born June 12, 1934, in Dillon County, SC, Mr. King was the son of the late Wilbur Berry King and Lee Dale Lane. He retired from the US Army with over 20 years in the 101st Airborne Division and as Special Forces medic in Vietnam. He was a patriot, a protector, a provider and a warrior.
After retirement from the military, Mr. King served as a respiratory therapist and GI endoscopy technician in the Veterans Administration hospital system, retiring in 1996.
An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening. Mr. King had a wonderful sense of humor, always sharing a good joke. He entertained anyone he met with his tales and stories of his military career and life experiences. Mr. King was preceded in death by his wife of 48 years, Margaret Helen King.
Survivors include two daughters and a son-in-law, Rebecca A. Cox, North Augusta, Kathryn K. and Walter (Joe) Johnson, Blythewood; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Alan D. King, Gloverville and Andrew D. and Shannon King, Martinez, GA; seven grandchildren Elizabeth K. (Josh) Edwards , Glennville, GA, Walter (JoJo) Johnson, Jr., Jacob & Samantha Johnson, all of Blythewood; Seth, Drew & Cara King, all of Martinez; a great grandchild, Kaelyn Paige Edwards, Glennville, GA; three brothers, Lee King, Heyward, WI, Larry King , Lawton , OK and Harold King, Santa Rosa, CA.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.

Posey Funeral Directors of North Augusta in charge of arrangements (803-278-1181). Visit the registry online at www.poseycares.com
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Published in The Aiken Standard and North Augusta Star on July 10, 2014
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