Daniel A. King (1961 - 2014)

  • "Gone but not forgotten I'll see you later"
    - John Ramirez
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    - John Ramirez
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    - ZeeAnn Smith

Daniel Alan King, longtime resident of Anchorage, Alaska, died late in the evening on Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014, following a battle with alcohol and diabetes. He was born on May 18, 1961, in Topeka, Kan. His family moved to Barstow, Calif., in 1963, where he grew up. He is survived by his mother, Leta King; and his sisters and their families, Kathy Moon and Cindy Nirenburg ; two children in Washington; and long-time girlfriend, Zee Ann Smith of Anchorage, Alaska. Dan's greatest joys involved his children, deep sea fishing with his dad, helping customers at AAA Chevron and volunteering at the Latino Lions Club Food Bank. He will be remembered for his sense of humor, kindness, love of the outdoors and helping others. A memorial service will be held on Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, at 6 p.m. at Skyline Foursquare Church, located at 2150 E Dowling Rd., in Anchorage, Alaska. A potluck dinner will follow in the church cafe; Dan's favorite desserts will be provided. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Anchorage Gospel Rescue Mission, 2823 E Tudor Road, Anchorage, AK 99507.
Published in Anchorage Daily News on Jan. 7, 2015