Harold J King


July 26, 1934 – May 11, 2020

Harold J King, 85 years, of Peebles, Ohio, passed away on Monday, May 11, 2020, at his residence.  Harold was born in Adams County, Ohio, on July 26, 1934, the son of Harold and Bella (Bennington) King. After serving in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict, Harold worked in timber. He was a member of the White Oak Chapel church. In addition to his parents, Harold was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret (Hughes), whom he married May 5, 1958, and who passed on October 7, 2018. He was also preceded by his three brothers, Kenny King, Carl King, and Roger King, as well as two sisters, Sandy King and Brenda Wilson. 

Harold is survived by his six sons, Phillip (Marcy) Hughes, of Peebles; David King, of West Union; Ronnie (Janet) King, of Blue Creek; Rick King, of West Union; Randy (Maria)King, of South Carolina; and Mike King, of Peebles; and by his four daughters, Teresa Moore (Terry Fields), of Blue Creek, Rhonda Simpson, of Florida; Rebecca Smalley, of Peebles; and Deborah (Johnny) Blythe, of Aberdeen. Harold also leaves behind a sister, Mildred Robinson, of Peebles. He will be sadly missed by his 27 grandchildren, 58 great-grandchildren, and 8 great, great-grandchildren.  

Graveside funeral services, officiated by Julie Horsley, will be held at the White Oak Cemetery, at 1:00, on Friday, May 15, 2020. Burial will immediately follow the service. Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Wallace-Thompson Funeral Home. Please visit us at www.wallacethompsonfuneralhomes.com to sign our online guestbook.


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