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Phillip Eugene KingPassing: February 10, 2018


Chastain Funeral Home

Funeral Service

Monday, February 12th @ 7:00 pm


Chastain Funeral Home

Monday, February 12th @ 5:00 - 7:00 pm


Port William Cemetery

Tuesday, February 13th @ 2:00 pm

HURON – Phillip Eugene King, 84, passed away Saturday, February 10, 2018, at Indiana University Health Hospice House in Bloomington.

Born April 9, 1933, in Paoli, he was the son of Hobart and Edith Mae (Baldwin) King.  He married Margaret Sue Pridemore January 9, 1954.

Phillip had been employed at Indiana Sandstone Company and retired from the Indiana State Highway Department.  He was a welder, loved history, and helped found the Huron Fire Department.  Phillip graduated from Huron High School in 1952.

Margaret King of Huron
Carroll (Peggy Sue) King of Spartanburg, South Carolina
Marlene (Dave) Sanders of Huron
Delema (David) Moffatt of Huron
Dennis (Teresa) King of Huron
Marvin Scott (Sandy) King of Huron
13 grandchildren
29 great grandchildren
Nancy Smith of Miami, Florida
Douglas (Doris) King of Springville
David (Joyce) King of Fayetteville
Netha (Fred) Wyman of Muncie
Warren (Margaret Sue) King of Huron
Claude (Kathy) King of Burns City
Jill (Mike) Sutton of Tennyson

His parents; son, Darrell King; great grandson, Grant Cole King; and siblings,  Ted King,  Fred King, Mark King, Rebecca Gregory, Donna Norton, and Rose Ella Middleton,  preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 7:00 p.m. Monday, February 12, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Pastor Skip Mathews officiating. 

Burial will be in Port William Cemetery at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday.

Friends may call from 5:00 p.m. until the service on Monday at the funeral home.

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10 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Katonya and Abbie White and Jacob Blanton | Mitchell IN
    Date: February 13, 2018
    So sorry for you loss. We will be praying for everyone during this hard time. Hugs to all of you!
  2. Guest: Robin Luttrell Johnson | Bedford, Indiana
    Date: February 12, 2018
    Prayers and condolences to the family.
  3. Guest: Ashley Payton | Orleans indiana
    Date: February 12, 2018
    Thoughts and prayers for the family
  4. Guest: John Hanner | Crawfordsville, IN 47933
    Date: February 12, 2018
    I like to send my condolences to the family.
  5. Guest: FaLanya Jo Hensell Bell | Mitchell indiana
    Date: February 12, 2018
    My condolences to the whole family grandma king Delmma moffatt and Joshua moffatt he was a loveing caring father and grandfather he even accepted others as his own family when they was not family and he knew how to joke and cut up and make people laugh
  6. Guest: Kelly Redmond | Bedford, IN.
    Date: February 12, 2018
    Marlene and family, I'm so sorry to hear about your loss. You will be in my thoughts and prayers!
  7. Guest: Linda Hagemier Guerrero | Magnolia Tx 77355
    Date: February 11, 2018
    Thoughts and prayers are with the family.
  8. Guest: Cathy (Johnson) WILCOXEN | SPRINGFIELD, MO
    Date: February 11, 2018
    Our sincerest condolences to the King family. Phillip was a good man, hard worker. Another Huronite got his wings. Cathy & Bud Wilcoxen Kenny Johnson Charlie Johnson
  9. Guest: Huron Volunteer Fire Department | Huron, IN
    Date: February 11, 2018
    Many thoughts and prayers for the King family.
  10. Guest: Dennis and Teresa King | Huron IN
    Date: February 11, 2018
    Will miss your daily phone calls and your advice on how to fix things. Thanks for all you have done for us. You will be missed. Love you!