24158 Rev KingKING, Reverend Ralph Edmund….

Peacefully surrounded by his family at University Hospital, London, on Sunday, April 21, 2013, Reverend Ralph Edmund King in his 90th year.  Beloved husband of the late Corinne (Bird) King (2002).  Loving father of Elizabeth Smith of Corunna and Catherine Edwards of Nova Scotia.  Predeceased by his son David King (1999) and his son-in-law Barry Smith (2012).  Cherished grandpa of Jennifer Heaney (Jeff), Brooke Kyte (Peter), Carrie Geals (Rick), and great-grandpa of Alex, Aidan, Emily, Charlie Olivia, Noah, and Cooper.  Ralph was a minister in the United Church of Canada for 60 years and also taught high school in Sarnia and Forest for seven years.  Cremation has taken place.  Friends will be received by the family from 2-4 and 7-9pm on Sunday, April 28, 2013, at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London. The memorial service will be held on Monday, April 29, 2013 at 10:30am, at First-St. Andrew’s United Church, 350 Queens Avenue (at Waterloo), London.  Private family interment Dresden Cemetery, Dresden, Ontario.  As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to Friends of Music – First-St. Andrew’s United Church, 350 Queens Avenue, London ON  N6B 1X6 or the Middlesex Kiwanis Bequest and Endowment Fund,  78 Riverside Drive, London ON  N6H 1B4.  Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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