Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Kings in:
 • West View Cemetery
 • Avonmore
 • Westmoreland County
 • Pennsylvania
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
James William "Bill" King
Birth: Aug. 31, 1948
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 12, 2011
Indiana County
Pennsylvania, USA

James William King was raised on Spring Hill, Pittsburgh PA, South Bend, Armstrong County PA and on Jewell Farm near Kent or Jacksonville PA (Rte 286) near Indiana PA 15701. He graduated from Blairsville High School 15717 in 1966. He was a member of the United States Army Security Agency during the Vietnam War and was a linguist. Most of his career was spent in the data processing industry. He worked for Honeywell, Kennametal, Unisys and other Fortune 500 companies.

He also developed fine art CD-ROM's for children as well as children's characters and stories. He and wife Ruth raised 5 wonderful children - Donna Lee, Bill, Chris, Matt and Mark. Mr. King was a devout Baptist and volunteered much time to charitable causes and Christian colleges and universities. He was also a Truman Scholar at IUP in Indiana PA in 1987 where he pursued a degree in International Studies.

His mother Verna and father James E. are buried in the same plot as is his maternal grandfather Wm. Paul Walter, Sr. His maternal greats are buried about 50 feet away. Peter Bright Walter, who helped guard Jefferson Davis at Fortress Monroe VA near Colonial Williamsburg and Kate Catherine Agatha Clancey Walter. They were members of Loyalhanna Baptist Church in the 1850's.

There is an 'In Memoriam' monument here to his sister Donna Lee King (1950-1956). She is interred at St. John's Lutheran Cemetery on Spring Hill, the North Side, Pittsburgh PA 15212. Her namesake is a daughter of Bill and Ruth King. 
Family links: 
  James Edward King (1919 - 1978)
  Verna Elizabeth Walter King-Stevens (1929 - 2009)
  Gaylord James King (1942 - 1993)**
  James William King (1948 - 2011)
  Donna Lee King (1950 - 1956)*
*Calculated relationship
West View Cemetery
Westmoreland County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: King Plot
Created by: Bill King
Record added: Feb 10, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8373762
James William Bill King
Added by: Bill King
James William Bill King
Added by: Bill King
James William Bill King
Added by: Bill King
There are 2 more photos not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- Debra Jean
 Added: Apr. 22, 2016

- Donna B.
 Added: Mar. 15, 2016

- Jamie reed
 Added: Nov. 16, 2015
There are 117 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
This page is sponsored by: Bill King

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service