Ted Wayne King

BELLEFONTAINE – T. Wayne King, 77, of Bellefontaine, passed away in the woods enjoying his passion on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015, in Bellefontaine.

He was born on April 9, 1938, in West Liberty, a son of the late Ted and Pauline (Circle) King. He was also preceded in death by an infant son, Ricky Lynn King, and a brother, John P. King.

On May 29, 1957 in Bellefontaine, he married the former Beverly Hill and she survives in Bellefontaine along with a daughter, Susan (Russ) Kear of Massillon, Ohio, Steve (Lynne) King of Cumming, Ga., Greg King of London, Ohio, John (Leslie) King of Sylvania, Ohio; grandchildren, Holly and Ryan Kear, Ashley (Adam) King-Simon, Steven King, Gregory King, Geoffrey (Katie) King, Garrett King, Kelsey, Madi, Laney and Jordan King; sister, Phyllis Moore of Belle Center; brothers, Dale (Janice) King and Larry (Joyce) King both of Bellefontaine.

He was a member of the First Christian Church in Bellefontaine, where he was an Elder, choir member and Fidelis Class. He was also a member of the West Liberty and Bellefontaine Lodge F&AM where he was a 33rd Degree Mason. He was an avid hunter of deer and turkey and he also enjoyed fishing. He also enjoyed gardening and was known for his botanical skills. A former barbershop singer for several years, he was most caring and generous person and passed that onto his family.

Pastor F. Michael Valentine will officiate a funeral service at 12 noon on Monday, Dec. 7, 2015, at the First Christian Church, Bellefontaine. Friends may call on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, from 2 to 5 p.m. with a Masonic Service beginning at 5 p.m. at the EICHHOLTZ DARING & SANFORD FUNERAL HOME, 321 N. Main St., Bellefontaine. Private burial will take place at Fairview Cemetery, West Liberty.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home, Bellefontaine assisted the family with arrangements.

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Published in Weekly Currents from Dec. 4 to Dec. 5, 2015
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