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Lewis E. King

January 13, 1927 ~ April 13, 2019 (age 92)
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Died on Saturday, April 13, 2019. Lewis was born on January 13, 1927, in Homer, MI, the son of Robert and Ida (Pomroy) King. He was a veteran serving in the U.S. Army during WWII. He married the former Elaine J. Whiting on July 14, 1951. She preceded him in death in 2000. He was a member of Baseline United Methodist Church and was a member of the Men’s Club. Lewis worked for Grand Trunk Railroad for 3 years. He then worked for Kraft General Foods for 32 and a half years, retiring in 1984.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, riding his golf cart and playing cards. Surviving is a son, Richard L. (Carol) King of Portage; 3 grandchildren,2 great grandchildren; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Janice and David Vandlen and numerous nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by a son, Brian R. King; brothers, Lawrence, Gerald, Russel and Roy; sisters, Bertha Depwee, Bernadine Huff and Berniece Chamberlin. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, April 18, 2019, at Baseline United Methodist Church. Visitation will be held from 9 to 10:00 a.m., prior to the service. Interment with full military honors will be at Fort Custer National Cemetery. Memorials may be given to Baseline United Methodist Church or a charity of one’s choice. Arrangements by the Richard A. Henry Funeral Home.

Donations may be made to:

Baseline United Methodist Church
9617 Baseline Rd., Battle Creek MI 49014

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