George Gerard King, age 81, a long time resident of Lake Mary, FL, passed into the hands of Our Lord, on March 23, 2021, in Murphy, TX. He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia A. King and daughter Laura King. He is survived by four children, Margaret Mayer, Kathleen Brumit, Beverly Long, and Geoffrey King, as well as seven grandchildren. George graduated from St. Vincent College in 1961 with a BS in Chemistry and from the University of Notre Dame in 1964, with a PhD in Chemistry. Prior to his retirement, George was the Chairman and CEO of Treatek CRA Company, an Occidental Chemical environmental and services company. He spent twelve years at Occidental Chemical as the Senior Vice President of Technology and Western New York Operations. He was active in the Niagara Falls, NY community where he was the Vice Chairman of the Niagara Falls Chamber of Commerce, and a United Way Director. An avid golfer, George was a member of the Timacuan Golf and Country Club. Memorial donations may be made to the COPD Foundation, copdfoundation.org
. A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held at a later date in Peru, IL
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Published by Orlando Sentinel from Apr. 5 to Apr. 11, 2021.