April 1, 1969 - April 11, 2021
VALPRAISO, IN - Eric King, 52 of Valparaiso, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Sunday, April 11, 2021, following a battle with cancer. He was born April 1, 1969 in Huntington, IN to Billie and Janet (Purdy) King. Eric graduated from Huntington North High School in 1987, and made his career as an Operations Manager of Data Processing with CSI in Valparaiso for over 30 years. He enjoyed playing poker, golfing, repairing his 1968 Camaro, and cheering for the Cubs and Bears. Eric was very close to his family, and valued spending time with them. He was a plethora of knowledge, who could easily answer trivia and movie questions. Eric was a beloved brother, "Uncle E.T.", and great uncle who will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
He is survived by his sister, Angela (Mike) Florey of North Manchester, IN; nieces: Evan (Morrey) Sellers of Markle, IN, Shiloh Florey of Ft. Wayne, IN, Micah Florey of Valparaiso, IN; great nephew and niece, Oliver and Charlotte Sellers; and his beloved cat, Purdy Bob. He was preceded in death by his parents.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, May 16, 2021 from 12:00–4:00 pm at Eric's home. Memorial donations may be made in his name to the VNA Hospice of NWI. MOELLER FUNERAL HOME is handling arrangements.