Thurman R. King b. 26 Dec 1919 Vancouver, Clark Co., Washington d. 11 Dec 2016 Cheyenne, Laramie Co., WY: The Schrock-Birkey Connection

Thurman R. King

Male 1919 - 2016  (96 years)


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  • Name Thurman R. King  [1
    Born 26 Dec 1919  Vancouver, Clark Co., Washington Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Farmer, carpenter, mechanic 
    Died 11 Dec 2016  Cheyenne, Laramie Co., WY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Cheyenne VA Medical Center
    Buried Cheyenne, Laramie Co., WY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Cheyenne Memorial Gardens
    Person ID I16473  Schrock-Birkey Connection
    Last Modified 2 Oct 2021 

    Father Theodore King,   b. 5 Feb 1890,   d. 23 Apr 1965  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Emma Root,   b. 14 Apr 1900,   d. 16 Jan 1935  (Age 34 years) 
    Family ID F7990  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Emily Bertha Daily,   b. 28 May 1934, Logan, KS Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1981, Cheyenne, Laramie Co., WY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Last Modified 2 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F11230  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Doris King 
    Married 14 Oct 1984  Fort Collins, CO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Galen Lawrence King
     2. Gwendolyn Louise King
    Last Modified 2 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F11231  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Dec 1919 - Vancouver, Clark Co., Washington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Oct 1984 - Fort Collins, CO Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Dec 2016 - Cheyenne, Laramie Co., WY Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Cheyenne, Laramie Co., WY Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Obit:
      Thurman R. King, 96, of Cheyenne died Dec. 11 at Cheyenne VA Medical Center.

      He was born Dec. 26, 1919, in Vancouver, Wash., and moved to Cheyenne when he was 1-month-old.

      Mr. King was a farmer and a jack of all trades. He was a carpenter, mechanic and built the first Taco Hut on Carey Avenue, which is now Taco John’s. He was the oldest living member of the American Legion Post 6 and served in the U.S. Army during WWII. He also enjoyed fishing.

      Thurman is survived by his wife, Doris King, whom he married Oct. 14, 1984, in Fort Collins, Colo.; son, Galen King; daughter, Gwendolyn Holloway; stepson, Michael Land; stepdaughter, Pamela Metzler (Greg); eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

      He was preceded in death by his first wife, Bertha King on Nov. 3, 1981; his parents, Theodore and Elizabeth King; a sister, Emma Lou Reidel; and a granddaughter, Elizabeth Anne Howle.

      © Schrader Funeral December 14, 2016 [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1060] Find-A-Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/173884472/thurman-r.-king.


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