Obituary: Arthur C. King |

Obituary: Arthur C. King

Arthur C. King
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Arthur C. King

January 22, 1927 – December 12, 2020

AC was born in Winona, Mississippi on January 22, 1927. He joined the Navy and served in the Philippines during WWII. After receiving an honorable discharge he returned to Winona and married Belzie Giger on July 26, 1948. AC and Belzie moved to Illinois and worked at the Caterpillar factory. AC and Belzie then moved to Muncie, Indiana. A.C. worked as a truck driver and dock foreman. A.C. and Belzie had two sons, Jim and Steve. They adopted a daughter Cindy. AC and Belzie moved to Rifle to be near their children and grandchildren (Brian, Greg, Preston King and Carlos Veal Jr) Belzie preceded him in death on November 18, 1994. On December 31, 1997, AC married Josephine Smith. This extended AC’s family to include three stepchildren and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Josephine preceded him in death on May 10, 2016. AC was a member of First Baptist Church in New Castle, CO until he moved his residency to the Colorado State Veterans Home in Rifle. AC loved the Lord and enjoyed reading his Bible. AC will be missed by all who loved and knew him.

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