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William Preston "Bill" King

March 21, 1925 ~ October 19, 2017 (age 92)

William Preston "Bill" King, 92 of Kent  passed away Thursday October 19, 2017 at Kent Ridge.  He was born March 21, 1925 in Hudson, Ohio to the late Romeo R. and Junia (Simon) King.  Mr. King has lived in the Stow-Kent area since 2015 and was formerly of Cuyahoga Falls and Ravenna.  He retired from the City of Cuyahoga Falls as an electrician.  He proudly served his country in the US Army during WW II and also  was a veteran of the US Navy.  Survivors include his children Kimberly (Kerry) Chetto and Duane (Liberty) King , his grandchildren  Brian (Dawn) Chetto, Matthew (Jessica) Chetto, his grandchildren  Ashlyn, Ethan, Marcus, Zachary and his brother Thurman King.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife  Louella Mae King in 2008 and three sisters and one brother.  Calling hours will be 6-8 PM Monday October 23, 2017 at the Shorts Spicer Crislip Funeral Homes Ravenna Chapel.  Graveside services with military honors will be 12:30 Tuesday October 24, 2017 at the Ohio Western Reserve Cemetery Rittman, Ohio.   Condolences and memories of Mr. King may be shared with his family at

 Service Information

October 23, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Shorts-Spicer-Crislip Funeral Home Ravenna Chapel
141 N. Meridian St.
Ravenna, Ohio 44266

October 24, 2017

12:30 PM
Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery

Rittman, Ohio

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