The Times West Virginian


September 5, 2013

Fred A. King

Fred A. King, 81, of Fairmont, died Wednesday morning (Sept. 4, 2013) at the Heartland in Clarksburg.

He was born on Jan. 20, 1932, in Fairmont, son of the late Fred H. and Mattie A. Keller King.

Fred retired from Brown’s Lumber in Fairmont as a salesman. He was a member of the V.F.W. Post 629, and was a past commander, life member of the American Legion, Korean War Veterans Fairmont Chapter, which he helped form. He also was involved with the Auxillary police.

He is survived by four children, Fred A. (Nikki) King Jr. of North Versailles, Pa., Neil L. (Corina) King of Fairmont, Katrina D. (Jim) Graulich of Middleburg, Fla., and Lisa E. King of Fairmont. He also is survived by four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and one sister-in-law, Karen King of Fairmont.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a wife, Doris J. King; one daughter, Diane King; one brother, John R. King; and two sisters, Florence Anselene and Willa Millie.

Friends may call at Ross Funeral Home, 801 Fairmont Ave., Fairmont, from 6 to 8 p.m. today. Full military honors will be conducted at 11  a.m. Friday at the West Virginia National Cemetery in Pruntytown. Funeral procession will be leaving the funeral home at 10:25 a.m.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

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