WEST ENFIELD - Phillip B. King, 84, husband of Marilyn (Blake) King, passed away unexpectedly April 24, 2016, at a Lincoln hospital. He was born June 24, 1931, in Lincoln, the son of Clayton B and Thelma King.
In addition to his wife of 66 years, Marilyn, he is survived by his children, Susane and Terry Theriault, Joanne and Tommy Saucier and Blaine and Kelly King; grandchildren, Cory, Lee and Sabrina, Danielle and Nick Boobar, Jenny and Ryan Osgood, Michaela, Clayton, Meghan and Judith; great-grandchildren, Camren, Bradley, Maddison, Austin, Cole, Rylee, Landen, Chase and Camrynn; brothers and sisters, Carroll and Edith King, Leeman King, Wayne and Gail King and Cynthia and Mike Whalen; a sister-in-law, Sally Blake; several nieces and nephews, friends and business associates. He also leaves behind a special friend and loyal employee, Duane Drost. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Clayton Dale King; siblings-in-law, Phyllis and Roy Kellogg, Rosily and John Ryder, Muriel and Raymond Cummings, Joyce and Donald Theriault, Phillip and Edwidge Blake, Malcolm Blake and Ruby King.
Phil and Carroll owned and operated King Brothers Trucking and Land Enterprises for more than 60 years and are well known in the community. Blaine, his only son, worked side by side with his Dad for 43 years. He enjoyed his grandchildren and great-grandchildren dearly, spent many years on Cold Stream Pond and enjoyed fishing. He loved working and was known for his great work ethic. Phillip was a member of Composite Lodge #168.
Graveside services will be held 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, at West Enfield Cemetery, with the Rev. Scott Taylor officiating. Condolences may be left at www.clayfuneralhome.com