2009-04-10 / Obits

John F. King

World War II Sergeant

John F. King, a 40-year Rockaway and Broad Channel resident, died April 5.

King was born in Sunnyside, New York and served as a sergeant in World War II and later worked as a platform supervisor. He was a member of the American Legion and Broad Channel Post Veteran of Foreign War Post #260.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Julia Forbes and son, John R. King.

He is survived by his two sons, Richard and Edwin King and three grandchildren, Heather, Lisa and Edwin.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Denis O'Connor Funeral Home in Rockaway Beach. Memorial service was held at Saint Camillus Church. Interment was at Calverton National Cemetery, Calverton, New York.

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