Thursday, March 24th, 2011
William C. King, 95, St. Henry, died at 10 a.m. March 23, 2011, at the Gardens at St. Henry.
He was born March 12, 1916, in Sharpsburg, to Albert and Veronica Wourms King. On Nov. 25, 1937, he married Laura Davis, who died April 15, 2004.
Surviving are four children, Robert (Nancy) King, Springboro, Linda Droesch, St. Henry, Rebecca (Ronald) Stucke, St. Henry, and Cynthia (Richard) Wuebker, Versailles; four sisters-in-law, Anthonet King, Dayton, June King, Tipp City, Esther Davis, St. Henry, and Mildred (Roman) Hausfeld, Maria Stein; 14 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.
Also deceased are a son-in-law, Paul Droesch; a grandchild; a great-grandchild; six siblings, Victor and Ethel King, Ralph and Josephine King, Alfred King, Louis King, Hugo King and Luella and Henry Schieltz; five-in-laws, Bud Davis, Leota and Gerald Fink, Thelma and Rich Fiely, Verna and Girard Thomas and Mary and Louis Alexander.
He was a member of St. Henry Catholic Church and the St. Henry American Legion. He was a veteran of the Navy and served during World War II. He was the owner of Central Soft Water Company in Coldwater.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Benedict Magabe officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 3-8 p.m. Friday and 9-10 a.m. Saturday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home in St. Henry.
Memorials may be made to the State of the Heart Hospice.
Condolences may be left at hogenkampfh.com.