Walter King Jr. 72 passed away on January 29 th, 2020 in Ocala Florida, after a yearlong battle with cancer.
Walt was born on November 8, 1947 in Anderson, Indiana, son of Betty Elizabeth and the late Walter King Sr.
Walt served in the United States Marine Corp, and in the Vietnam War. After his time spent in the Marines, Walt traveled all over the United States living his best life. Walt met the love of his life Betsy Smith they were married April 30, 1983.
Walt retired from Ring power and spent his retirement doing what he loved. He loved being on the water, fishing, gardening and spending time with his grandchildren. He made sure to teach them everything they needed to know, they were the light of his life.
He is survived by his wife, Betsy (Smith) King, of Ocala and one brother, William King (Helen) and one sister, Diane Beechboard (Bill); His children: Tonya Baker (Jeff), Dani Lin (Tom), Christopher King (Tia), Timothy King (Crystal), Betsy Richardson (Michael Jr) , Monica King (Alex). His Grandchildren: Brenna Kenniker, Gracie Lin, Maria Lin, Elizabeth King-Lee, Aiden Terryah, Christopher King Jr, Victoria Terryah, Brenden Hyatt, Taylor King, Alexander King, Jeremiah Shaver, Mariska Shaver, Sophie King, Alivia Richardson.
There will be Celebration of Life , Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 1:00pm at 2121 NE 79th Pl. Ocala, FL 34479
Cards can be sent to:
P.O. Box 1282
Anthony FL 32617-3519
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