Traverse City Record-Eagle


March 7, 2014

Richard D. King

TRAVERSE CITY — Richard D. “Dick” King, age 65, died Monday, March 3, at Bortz Health Care of Traverse City. Dick was born on March 28, 1948, in Traverse City, to Donald and Emma (Juhnke) King.

Dick attended Traverse City High School and graduated in 1966.

On Sept. 25, 1987, he married Sandy (Smith) in Kenton, Ky. They resided in Middleton, Ohio, until moving back to Michigan, working at the Traverse City Water Treatment Plant until 1993.

Dick is survived by his wife, Sandy; children, Rich (Grace) King, of Interlochen, and James Donald King, of Beulah; grandchildren, Nicholas, Kimberly and Keith; and sisters, Donna Jean (Don) Bedtelyon, of Rapid City, and Eva “Kay” (Terry) Carpenter, of Traverse City.

He was preceded in death by both parents; and Karen, the mother of his son, Rich.

Cremation has taken place.

Memorial contributions will be appreciated to the family to help with funeral expenses or to Hospice of Michigan.

Arrangements were made by Wolfe-O’Neill Funeral Home, our family serving yours.

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