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WINSTED, CONN. - Robert King, 86, of Winsted, CT, passed away Saturday, July 5th, 2014, at his home. He was the husband of Eva Goddard King. Robert was born in Bangor, March 9, 1928, a son of the late Mildred (Williams) and Ernest King.

He served in the U.S. Army Air Force in WW II and continued his career for 15 years. He also worked at Kerite in Seymour for several years. Robert was also a master craftsman and avid animal lover.

In addition to his wife, he leaves sons, Robert Goddard of Milo, Gerald King of Bristol CT, James King of Sanford, Michael King of Brownville ME and Patrick King of Naugatuck CT and daughters, Debra Hummel of Glenburn ME and Serena King of Lake Luzerne NY. 25 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren. Robert also leaves behind a close and special granddaughter, Korena King and special great-grandson, Bently King. He was predeceased by his youngest son, Kevin King, brothers, James V. King, Herbert King and a sister, Marilyn Flagg.

There are no services Memorial contributions can be made to St Jude's Children's Hospital 1 ST Jude PL Memphis TN 38105. www.phalenfuneral.com
Published on  July 11, 2014
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