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CPO Robert Henry "Chief" King, USN
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Birth: Sep. 27, 1922
Greensboro
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jan. 18, 2010
Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach City
Virginia, USA

Retired CPO Robert Henry King, 87, of the 4900 block of Conestoga Road, Virginia Beach, VA, made his last deployment on January 18, 2010. Mr. King was a native of Greensboro, NC. Mr. King was predeceased by his wife of 54 years, Dorothy Ann King; his father and mother; two sisters; and a brother. Mr. King served in the US Navy for 32 years before retiring. After a year of retirement he went back to work as Boiler Technician for another 20 years before retirement. Upon many citations Chief King received, too many to mention, was one for Meritorious Unit Commendation to manned Spacecraft Recovery force Atlantic (Tf-140) from 1 July 1967 to 26 July 1969. This was received from the Secretary of the Navy. Mr. King's memory lives on through his daughter, Patricia Lee Walker, companion Lesley Lewls of Chesapeake, VA; a son, Robert Bruce King and wife Virginia of Virginia Beach, VA; six grandchildren, Lauren Lee Stuart, Gregory Scott King and fiancee Catherine Coulder, Robert Scott King, Patrick Bryan King, David Henry King, and Melissa Hilton, all of Virginia Beach, VA. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, 2010, at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Kempsville Chapel where a funeral will follow Sunday at 2 p.m. Interment will follow at Rosewood Memorial Park with full military honors. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.hollomon-brown.com. 
 
Burial:
Rosewood Memorial Park
Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach City
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Soul Seekers
Record added: Feb 02, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47466312
CPO Robert Henry Chief King, USN
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Added by: James L. Gorham, HMC USN(Ret.)
 
 
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Thank you for your service to our country and freedom.
- rosie mcnaughton
 Added: Feb. 2, 2010
Thank you "Chief" for your service to our great country. Rest in Peace Shipmate.
- Soul Seekers
 Added: Feb. 2, 2010
 
 
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