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Eugene Francis "Gene" King, Jr
Birth: Jul. 13, 1916
Hapeville
Fulton County
Georgia, USA
Death: Sep. 22, 1994
Atlanta
DeKalb County
Georgia, USA

Attended College Street Grammer School, Hapeville, GA and graduated from Russell High School, East Point, Ga.

Attended Georgia Military College, Milledgeville (Baldwin Co.), GA and University of Georgia, Athens (Clarke) Co., GA.

Served as a Sgt. in World War II, Army-Air Force, 489th., Air Service Group. Enlisted July 17, 1942, Fort McPherson, Atlanta, GA and discharged October 06, 1945, Seymour, Johnson Field, NC.

Employed and retired from Continental Insurance of New York, Atlanta, GA.

Son of Eugene F. and Sarah Catherine "Kate" (Hape) King, Sr.

Husband of Mildred Hunt "Mimi" (Brown) King ~ married May 30, 1941, Atlanta, DeKalb Co., GA

Eugene F. King, Jr. ~ Promoted to Sergeant

A NINTH AIR FORCE SERVICE COMMAND UNIT, E. T. W ~~ The promotion of Euguen F. King, Jr., 28, husband of Mrs. Mildred H. King of 571 Central Avenue, Hapeville from the grade of corporal to that of sergeant has recently been announded by headquarters of this division supporting Ningh Air Force Service Command Unit commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Earle B. Dunning.

Sgt. King, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene F. King, Sr., of the same address, attended Russell High School in East Point, graduating in 1934 and was employed as a fire insurance underwriting by the Continental Ins. Company, of Atlanta, prior to his entry into the armed forces in the middle of 1942. He departed for overseas duty in the middle of 1943, working in the administrative capacity with the Ninth Air Force Service Command Unit, taking charge of all officers records.


The Ninth Air Force Service Command, with which Sgt. King is identified, acts as a gigantic invisible hand, supporting Ninth Air Force medium and fighter bombers on their dangerous and hazardous missions over enemy-occupied territory. It supplies guns, ammunition, spare parts, tools, oxygen, clothing and highly skilled technicians. It maintains equipment at the highest peak of operational efficiency and repairs all battle damage for of the Allied Expeditionary Air Force.


... The Atlanta Journal/Constitution ~ September 23, 1994 ...

Mr. Eugene F. King of Chamblee died September 22, 1994. Mr. King was a member of Embry Hills United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Mildred B. King, daughter, Mrs. Carol King Garrett, grandson, Kevin Eugene Garrett of Chamblee, sister, Mrs. Estelle K. Collar, Austell. Graveside services will be held Saturday, September 24 at 3'clock at Westview. Rev. Richard Lumpkin officiating. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 46 5th. St., NE, Atlanta, GA 30308. H. M. Patterson & son, 4550 Peachtree Road.

Carol (Daughter) aka Georgia Girl is the sponsor of Eugene Francis King, Jr.'s memorial, 2013.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Eugene Francis King (1875 - 1964)
  Sarah Catherine Hape King (1877 - 1963)
 
 Spouse:
  Mildred Hunt Brown King (1916 - 2000)*
 
 Sibling:
  Estelle Hape King Collar (1911 - 1998)*
  Eugene Francis King (1916 - 1994)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Westview Cemetery
Atlanta
Fulton County
Georgia, USA
Plot: Section 27
 
Created by: Georgia Girl
Record added: Feb 07, 2010
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In loving memory of my Dad and have sponsored his memorial.
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In loving memory of my Dad for his service in WWII.
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