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Ernest Walker King

April 17, 1932 - March 11, 2016

Burial Date March 15, 2016

Service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday March 15, 2016 at the Hope Baptist Church, Frametown with the Rev. Rich Demastus officiating. Burial with military rites will be in the Sugar Creek Cemetery, Gassaway.

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday March 14 at the church.

Condolences may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements by Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.

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Ernest Walker King, 83, of Frametown Road went home to be with the Lord March 11, 2016 at home.

Ernie was born April 17, 1932 in Auburn, WV a son of the late Walter Scott King and Anna Marie Apfelbacher King.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Walter Scott Jr. in infancy, Dan James and Philip Donald; sister, Mollie Ann Johnson. One sister survives, Helen L. Foor (Wayne) of Manassas, VA.

He was also preceded in death by his wife, Lillian Alice McLaughlin King, whom he married August 18, 1956. They had one daughter, Tammy Lynne King Lowry; one granddaughter, Anna Blair Lowry and several nieces and nephews.

Ernie was a retired Local 798 Pipeliner and a member of the UMWA. He was an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict and a recipient of the Combat Infantry Badge. He was a member of the VFW.

Service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday March 15, 2016 at the Hope Baptist Church, Frametown with the Rev. Rich Demastus officiating. Burial with military rites will be in the Sugar Creek Cemetery, Gassaway.

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday March 14 at the church.

Condolences may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements by Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.