Obituary of David King
David James King
Plattsburgh – David James King, 48, of the Blake Road, Plattsburgh, died Sunday, June 17, 2012 at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh with his loving family and friends by his side.
He was born in Plattsburgh, March 22, 1964, the son of Albert James and Alice (Rougeau) King. David attended Beekmantown and Peru Central Schools. Recently, he decided to further his education at Clinton Community College through the literacy volunteers program.
Dave married Darlene C. Doner, August 25, 1984, though they parted after 18 years of marriage, they remained great friends.
Dave was employed at Jack Liberty’s Garage in his younger days, and then was employed for 22 years at the Local Union 186. Lastly, he worked for the Town of Plattsburgh Water and Sewer Dept.
He enjoyed listening to his 8-track player while tinkering in his garage with his son working on family and friends vehicles, as well as demolition derby cars. His true joy was spending time with his kids and grandkids while capturing every moment on his disposable cameras.
His memory will be cherished by his children, Leeann Bishop and husband Robert of Morrisonville, Jeremy King and wife Amanda of Schuyler Falls, Brittany King of Peru, Sabrina King and fiancé Josh Dashnaw of Schuyler Falls, Tyler King of Peru, and Shian Brunell; his mother, Alice (Rougeau) King and her companion, James Stockdale; grandchildren, Jacob, Ethan, RJ, Koralynn, Jeremiah, Gretchen, Alyssa, and baby to be born in December; his siblings, Karl King and wife Nora, Tina Ryan and husband Orville, Karen King and companion Andy; his companion, Donna Parent and her children; best friend, Jason Covey; many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews; and his dog, Boots.
He was predeceased by his father; grandfather, Harold Joseph Morgan; and sister, Loriann King.
Calling hours will be held Wednesday, June 20, 2012 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Hamilton Funeral Home, 294 Mannix Road, Peru. Burial will be held Thursday, June 21, 2012 at 10 a.m. in St. Peter’s Cemetery in Plattsburgh with Rev. William G. Reamer, officiating.
Donations in his memory may be made to the Cardiology Department at CVPH Medical Center, C/O CVPH Foundation, 75 Beekman Street, Plattsburgh, NY 12901.
Arrangements are in the care of the Hamilton Funeral Home, 294 Mannix Road, Peru.