John W. King, 79, of St. Marys, passed away Thursday, April 24, 2013 at his residence.
Mr. King was born September 21, 1934 in Weirton, West Virginia, and was the son of the late Oliver and Frances Straus King.
Mr. King had resided in Camden County for the past 8 years. He was a Professor at Fairmont State University, and several other colleges and universities, retiring with 30 years of service. He was a member of the Democrat’s, helping with many organizations on parades, and especially the St. Marys and Kingsland community gardens. He loved gardening, biking, helping others to be self sufficient, and was very much a people person.
A Celebration of Mr. King’s Life will be held on Saturday, May 3, 2014, at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys at 11 am.
Survivors include his wife, Rosemary King of St. Marys; sister, Ann Sapp of Orlando, FL; many nieces and nephews.
The family requests memorial contributions in memory of Mr. King, be made to Hospice of the Golden Isles, 1692 Glynco Parkway, Brunswick, GA 31525.
Allison Memorial Chapel of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.