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1950

DAN   KING

Class  of  1950

OBITUARY

 

Dan’ King

Henry County Native Thomas Daniel King, 72, of Louisville, Ky. died Monday, January 20, 2003, at Baptist Hospital East in Louisville.

Locally, he leaves a sister; Carolyn Bullen; and a uncle: Charles "Chick" King, both of Paris.

Services will be at noon Thursday at Owen Funeral Home in Louisville. Burial will follow in Louisville Memorial Gardens West.

Visitation was planned from 4-9 p.m. today and after 8:30 a.m. Thursday.

Born in Paris he was the son of the late Lawrence and Pearl Pierce King.

His wife of 46 years, the former Norma Jean Ashlock, survives.

King was a retired coach. A 1950 graduate of Grove High School, he earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees fromWestern Kentucky University at Bowling Green.

He was a member of the Henry County Sports Hall of Fame and the Amateur Softball Association Hall of Fame.

He also leaves one son: Jeff (Gloria) King of Crestwood, Ky.

Two brothers: Robert "Bobby" King of Russell Springs, Ky. and Wayne King of Clearwater, Florida;

One sister: Betty Holcomb of Richmond, Texas; and two grandchildren: Phillip and Remsing King.

He also was preceded in death by twin brothers, Horace and Morris King.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

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Reprinted  from the Paris Post-Intelligencer
Wednesday, January 22,  2003  Edition
Used by permission.

Scan  provided by TED  JENKINS

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