Richard Patrick King

May 14, 2009

Richard Patrick King

CHAZY LAKE — Richard Patrick King, 66, of Sarasota, Fla., formerly of Chazy Lake, died April 25, 2009, at his home in Sarasota, Fla.

He was born in Chazy Lake, May 1, 1942, the son of the late Ernest and Anna (Peryea) King Sr.

Richard graduated from Dannemora High School and served in the U.S. Army from 1963 to 1965 before marrying Joyce Ann Rayburn, Feb. 4, 1967, in Pope Mills, N.Y.

He enjoyed fine woodworking; clocks and toy trains were his specialty.

He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Joyce of Sarasota, Fla.; one daughter, Richelle Johnson and husband Marty of St. Cloud; one son, Greg King and wife Carrie of Orlando; three brothers, Jerry King and wife Betty of Cadyville, Lincoln King and wife Elaine of Chazy Lake, and Bernard King and wife Janette of Las Vegas; two sisters, Maryann Keenan and husband Peter of Peru, and Aurelia McCusker of Cadyville; three grandchildren, Ryan, Emily and Madeline, all of Florida; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by two brothers, Ernest and Russell; one sister-in-law, Joan; and five nephews, Peter, Russell, Ross, David and Wayne King.

A memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. Joseph’s Church in Dannemora at a date and time to be announced. Burial will be in a national veterans’ cemetery in Florida.

Donations in his memory may be made to the H.K. Freedman Renal Center, 91 Plaza Blvd., Plattsburgh, NY 12901.

Arrangements are in the care of the Hamilton Funeral Home, 294 Mannix Road, Peru. To light an online candle and offer condolences in the memory of Richard King, please visit


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