YORK Gary R. King, 61, passed away on Friday, December 7, 2012, in the company of his loving wife, Paula L. Lloyd, after a long struggle with cancer. Gary was born on September 19, 1951, in York. Gary lived in York his entire life working as a roofer. He was an avid angler and hunter and won numerous PRCA Rodeo bareback competitions. Gary is one of eight children. His siblings are Gene King, Chuck King, Robert King, Paul King, Troy Cooper, Carol Meyers and Brenda Altland. Gary is survived by five living children, 10 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. His first son Gary R. King, Jr., passed away shortly after birth on 12/27/1968. His children include, Michael E. and (Sacha) King of Fairfield, Gary E. and (Jessica) King of York, Robert P. King of Felton, Gerrity King of Hershey, and Gwendolyn King of Hershey. Grandchildren are Breanna King, Lauren King, Bryce King, Devan King, Sarah King, Rachel King, Gabrielle Brunner-King, Ayden Brunner-King, Banen King and Kera King. Great-grandchildren are Teagan Floyd and Calian blouse. Gary's body was donated to the
and will be cremated. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the
of Apple Hill in York; of Hospice of York. The family wishes to extend their appreciation and gratitude to the employees of Hospice of York for all their support, assistance and love shown toward Mr. King and his family in their time of need.
Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Dec. 19, 2012