Richard C. King

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KING Richard C. King, age 82, of Columbus, passed away peacefully into the arms of the Lord Wednesday, January 27, 2010 at Mt. Carmel West Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was born, June 14, 1927 to the late Richard and Thelma King. Dick was a member of Glenwood United Methodist Church. He was also a member of The Ralph Rickley Masonic Lodge, The Scottish Rite and The Shriner's Valley of Columbus. He coached in the Babe Ruth baseball league and little league baseball for 15 years. He retired from Timken Roller Bearing and Public Employees Retirement System. Dick was known for his devotion to his family, his love of music, dancing and traveling and his passion for the Ohio State Buckeyes. Richard is also preceded in death by brothers Donald, Robert, and Charles King, sister Rita Harrison, beloved grandson Jeffy King, and nephew Jim "Duff" Maclam. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Betty; sister, Carolyn Stieff; sons, Richard (Susie) King and Thomas King; grandchildren, Tommy (Char) King, Tiffany (Kevin) Cain, Kristi King, Danny (Rhonda) Quinn, and Wendy (Allen) Hartley; great-grandchildren, Taylor, McKenzie, Mylee, Morgan, Jason, Dalton, Skylar, DJ and Eddie and a multitude of cousins, nieces, nephews and friends and his beloved dog, Heidi. Calling hours are 2 - 5 p.m. Sunday at SCHOEDINGER FUNERAL HOME, 3030 W. Broad St., Columbus, Ohio. A celebration of Dick's life will be held 10 a.m. Monday, February 1, 2010 at Glenwood United Methodist Church, 2833 Valleyview Dr., Columbus, Ohio with Rev. Dr. Sharon Beattie officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Glenwood United Methodist Church or Hospice of Mt. Carmel. Visit www.schoedinger.com to share a favorite memory of Dick.
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