Carl Edward King

Carl Edward King came into this world June 14th, 1945, and went to be with the lord February 16th, 2024.  A Celebration of Life for Carl will be held on Wednesday, February 21, 2024, at Heartland Cremation & Burial Society, Raytown, MO.  Visitation begins at 10:00am with a memorial service beginning at 11:15am. A graveside service with military honors will follow at Brooking Cemetery.

If you are unable to attend his service, you may tune in to the Livestreaming of his service which will start at 11:00 AM, 02/21/2024. Click Here to Watch Carl King’s Service

He was born in Clarksburg, West Virginia. Upon graduating from Roosevelt Wilson High School, he enlisted in the Air Force where he served in the Vietnam War. After his military service he worked for General Motors for over 30 years until his retirement.

He is preceded  in death by his parents John and Edith King as well as siblings Frances Stewart, John King, Randolph King and Roy Lee King. He has left behind his wife of 58 years Betty King. Daughters Lori King Scharenberg, husband Fred and Tammy King Paul, husband Eddie. Brothers Robert King, wife Cindy, Samuel King, and Eugene King, wife Sharon. Sister in laws Jean and Joyce King. He leaves 8 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and a multitude of nieces, nephews and other loved ones.

He had many accomplishments in life but for him nothing compared to being a devoted and loving husband, father, brother, grandpa, great grandpa, uncle and friend. He will be remembered for his sense of humor and his sense of selflessness when it came to his loved ones. In his memory please take a moment to hug a loved one, have a laugh from a memory or sit in silence for the loss of a wonderful man.

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  1. Dave & Kim Delecki and Brenda King on February 19, 2024 at 6:02 pm

    Our deepest condolences. He was dearly loved and will be missed.

  2. Cindy King on February 20, 2024 at 7:57 am

    He was the brother I never had. He will be greatly missed.

  3. Chris Paul on February 22, 2024 at 10:38 am

    He was a good grandpa i remember goin to the dirt track with him and my dad and goin to the horse track i miss you grandpa and love you

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