Monday, December 21, 2009
William Clark King, 1953-2009
Quad-Cities Online - Dispatch - Argus
Posted Online 2 December 2009
William Clark King, 55, of Davenport, died unexpectedly Monday, Nov. 30, 2009, in Davenport.
Funeral services will be 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, at Runge Mortuary, Davenport. Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the mortuary. Burial will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Jerome Cemetery, Jerome, Iowa. The family requests casual attire for his visitation and services.
Bill was born Dec. 10, 1953, in Davenport, son of Delbert Lee and Jessie Rosalee Pruyn King. He graduated from Central High School in Davenport and then went to work for J. I. Case in Bettendorf. He retired in 2004. Not wanting to sit idle (also enjoying his toys), Bill currently worked at Kryger Glass in Davenport.
Bill was an avid hunter and fisherman. He enjoyed his Harley and University of Iowa football. He also enjoyed NASCAR and teasing his brother-in-law about Jeff Gordon.
Those left to honor his memory include his sister, Debbie (Jim) Pribble, Davenport; aunts, Mildred Torrey, Centerville, Iowa, and Barbara (Edwin) Cline, Mountain Grove, Mo.; as well as cousins and his hunting and fishing buddies. His parents and his beloved dog, Sam (Samantha), preceded him in death.