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Ralph King

1926-2017

Published: July 1, 2017 4:00 AM

Ralph King age 90 passed away Sunday June 25th, 2017.

He was born in Hiram Township Ohio September 3, 1926 the son of Forest and Mildred (Loomis) King. He worked at Polson Rubber Company in Garrettsville and on the family farm. He ran the family farm in Hiram and processed many gallons of maple syrup from the trees on the farm until 1974 when he moved to Florida. There he was a custodian at Mount Dora and Fruitland Park Schools.

Ralph King

He married Virginia Beighley July 24th,1946. They had 2 children, son Kenneth King from Mountain Grove Missouri and Daughter Kathleen (King) Padgett from Lady Lake Florida. Preceded in death by his parents, sister Helen King and wife Virginia King. Surviving are sister Phyllis Brosius of Garrettsville Ohio and Brother Dallas King (Corinna) of Browerville Minnesota. Also survived by 9 nieces and nephews, 15 great nieces and nephews and 9 great great nieces and nephews. He liked playing Santa Claus for the children at the schools at Christmas time, Gardening, and going to the races.

(RC 7-1-17)


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