2009-01-22 / Obituaries

Donald R. King

Maugansville, 80

Donald Richard King, 80, Maugansville, Md., died Saturday, January 17, 2009.

Born January 4, 1929, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late George and Cora (Smith) King.

He worked at the Hagerstown Rubber Co., and was self-employed as a plasterer for many years before going to work at Mack Trucks Inc. in 1963. He and his wife owned and operated King's Ceramics in Hagerstown for more than 30 years.

He had been a charter member of Maugansville Bible Brethren Church of Maugansville for 26 years.

Surviving are his daughter, Barbara Ann Baker, wife of Kenneth R. Baker, Maugansville, with whom he had lived with for the past two years.

Also surviving are two granddaughters: Jennifer Miller, wife of Mac Miller, Needmore and Allison Boyer, also of Maugansville; and three great-grandchildren: Jack Quigley, Noah Hykes and Zoe Boyer.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Maggielien "Maggie" King; daughter Diann Marie King; great-grandson Daniel Hykes; two sisters: Alice Martin and Edith Stine; and three brothers: Kenneth, Alfred and Robert King.

He was a patient with Hospice of Washington County since March 2008.

He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Most of all, he was an earnest follower of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. He was a shining example of Christianity to all whom were honored to honor him.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, January 21, at 11:00 a.m., at Maugansville Bible Brethren Church, Maugansville. Pastor Sean Coffey officiated. Burial was made in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Greencastle.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742; or to the building fund of Maugansville Bible Brethren Church, 1904 Binkley Ave., Maugansville, MD 21767.

Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, Greencastle, was in charge of arrangements.

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