|Birth: ||Sep. 16, 1922|
|Death: ||Apr. 15, 2011|
James F. "Jim" King, age 88, of Elwood, passed away on May 15, 2011, at Community Hospital in Anderson following an extended illness.
Jim was born on September 16, 1922, to Chester and Ruth (Braddick) King in Frankton, IN. Jim married Dorothy (Snipe) on Dec. 5, 1953, and she passed away on Aug. 22, 2003. Jim retired in 1983, from Delco Remy in Anderson. He was a member of the Frankton Masonic Lodge, Frankton K.of P. lodge, Elwood Elks, Elwood Lions Club, UAW # 662, and was one of Santa's helpers for 56 years.
James is survived by:
Son - Jeffrey L."Butch" King of Alexandria
2 Daughters - Paula Mitchell Olson & husband David of LeClaire, IA, and Martisia "Marti" Osorio of Alexandria
2 Sisters - Betty Paddock of Frankton, and Mildred Abernathy of Elwood
Granddaughter - Kinsey Christin & husband Steve of Davenport, IA
3 Grandsons - James Benefiel & wife Christina of Lagrange, Christopher Benefiel and wife Marie of Ft. Wayne, and Ryan King & wife Kacie of Lebanon.
10 Great Grandchildren
Several Nieces & Nephews
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, sister Annie Swinford and a brother Norman King.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, May 19, 2011, at 11:00 AM, at Dunnichay Funeral Home, with Rich Leavell officiating.
Entombment will take place at the Elwood Mausoleum
Created by: Lynn Stoops Chapel
Record added: Nov 26, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 101332099