Malcolm D. King, WW II vet, enjoyed raising cattle
Malcolm Dwight King, 89, of North Vernon died at 8:45 p.m. Monday, May 5, 2014 at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility in Columbus.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Crema-tion Services. Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 4 until 8 p.m. and one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at Reddington Cemetery.
Mr. King served in the U.S. Navy from 1943 to 1945 and then worked in quality control for Cummins Engine Company in Columbus retiring in 1982 after 37 years. He attended Brown's Corner Chapel in Scipio. Mr. King enjoyed farming, raising cattle and spending time with his family.
Born July 1, 1924 in Indiana, Mr. King was the son of Paul and Hazel Matthews King. He married Mary E. Sharp on February 1, 1945 in Scipio. She survives.
In addition to his wife, survivors include four daughters, Marsha (J.J.) White and Kathy King both of North Vernon, Diane (Mark) Spurgeon of Sey-mour and Karen Burgess of New Albany; one daughter-in-law, Beth King of Scipio; 12 grandchildren, Kathleen Stephens of Bowling Green, Kentucky, Aaron (Kari) Spurgeon and Allison (Brad) Johnson both of Columbus, Andrew Spur-geon, Angela (David) Foster, and Danielle (Pete) Storm all of Seymour, Casey (Leslie) and Mat-thew Patterson, both of North Vernon, Brad King and Rachel Wahlman both of Scipio, Allison Tanner of Nineveh, and Kevin White of Brown County; and 21 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by parents; two sons, Dennis L. and Thomas D. King; grandson, Kristopher Stephens; five brothers, Truxton, Herbert, Herschel, Vernon and Clinton King; and a sister, Neva Brown.
Memorials through the funeral home to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana in Columbus.