William H. "Bill" King

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WILLIAM "BILL" H. KING William "Bill" H. King, 86, passed away after a brief illness April 18, 2010 at Treasure Coast Hospice surrounded by his family. Born June 22, 1923 in Boston, MA, he has resided in Stuart for 23 years, coming from Caracas, Venezuela. Bill was a Financial Vice-President for General Electric and spent 23 years of his career in Argentina and Venezuela. He retired after 37 years of service with GE. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Stuart. Bill was an Army Air Force veteran of World War II. Bill was past president of the American Chamber of Commerce in Buenos Aires; Society of the River Plate in Buenos Aires; and the Yacht and Country Club in Stuart. He received his Bachelor's degree from Amherst College. Surviving are his wife of 59 years, Margaret "Peggy" King of Stuart; daughters, Carolyn King (Matthew Buckley) of Richmond, VT; Susan Riechel (Donald Riechel) of Flintridge, CA; Eileen King (Thomas Woodin) of West Boothway Harbor, ME; two grandchildre n, Elisa Riechel and Douglas Riechel. Bill was preceded in death by his brother, Charles King and sisters, Margaret Foley and Ann Kostyshak. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hope Rural School, 15929 SE 150th Street, Indiantown, FL 34956. Services will be held in Holliston, MA with burial at St. Mary's Cemetery. Local services will be announced at a later date. Arrangemen ts are under the direction of Forest Hills Young & Prill Chapel. A guest registry may be signed at www.younga ndprill.com. Paid Obituary

Published in the TC Palm on Apr. 21, 2010
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