Class of 1950
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 bachelors and masters 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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