MITCHELL Raymond E. King, 67, 353 Peaceful Valley Drive, Mitchell, passed away peacefully in his sleep at 5:30 p.m. at his residence on Sunday, March 9, 2008.
He was born June 28, 1940, in Upton, Kentucky. He married Pauline Hatfield May 19, 1984, and she preceded him in death November 23, 2006. His second marriage was to Sandy (Taylor) Slinkard June 29, 2007.
He was a coalminer and a member of the Mitchell Wesleyan Church. He belonged to Mitchell Masonic Lodge No. 228 F&AM, La-Or-Ma Shrine Club, and Spring Mill Fraternal Order of Police.
Sandy Slinkard-King, Mitchell
Darlene Voorhies, Mitchell
Tony Houston, Mitchell
Vince and Tammy Cobb, Mitchell
Alan and Tiara Kern, Bedford
Travis Stuckey, Indianapolis
Charlie Knight, Mitchell
Mike Voorhies, Mitchell
2 great grandsons
2 great granddaughters
His parents; wife, Pauline King; brother; and grandson, Kenneth Paul (KP) Voorhies, preceded him in death.
Funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, March 13, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home with Rev. Steve Jones officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Wednesday and from 9:00 a.m. until the service on Thursday at the funeral home.