Eaton - Dennis King, 74, of Eaton, passed away on Saturday, May 8, 2021 at his home. He was born on January 30, 1947 in Kuttawa, Kentucky to Cleston King and Dorothy Bailey Sandidge.
On July 15, 1967 he married his beloved wife, Judy Chandler, in Hammond, Indiana.
Dennis served for 4 years in the United States Navy.
Dennis was a faithful member of Western Avenue Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon and an Elder at the church. He also served as a board member of the Indiana Baptist Foundation.
Dennis was a volunteer for CASA and member of the Chamber of Commerce in Richmond.
Dennis was the vice president in commercial of Wayne Bank where he retired in 2017.
In his leisure time he enjoyed going golfing and boating.
Along with his wife of 53 years, he is survived by his children, David (Kari) King and Heather (Ryan) Schmidt; 5 grandchildren, Owen, Joshua "JJ", Allison, Luke, Andrew and 2 sisters, Nancy Kelley and Wilma Baran; and many friends, aunts, and uncles.
Dennis was preceded in death by his father, Cleston King and his mother and stepfather, Dorothy and Wilbur Sandidge.
Visitation for Dennis will be held on Thursday, May 13, 2021 from 4:00pm until 8:00pm at Western Avenue Baptist Church, 2800 Western Ave. Connersville, Indiana 47331. The funeral service will be held on Friday, May 14, 2021 at 11:00am at the church with Minister Jeremiah Burdon officiating. Military honors will be presented by the Fayette County Honor Guard at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
, those can be sent to 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or made at the church. To sign the online guestbook or to leave a personal message visit www.urbanwinklerfuneralhome.com
Published by The Palladium-Item from May 11 to May 12, 2021.