Carl Donald King
Carl King, age 79, passed away Dec. 18, 2013 at Southern Inyo Hospital in Lone Pine.
He was born in Muskegon, Mich. and has resided the last 17 years in Independence.
Carl served in the U.S. Marine Corps for six years. He was a member of the American Legion, Masons, Eastern Star and Lions Club.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Noretta, and his brothers, Jerry, Paul and John.
Carl is survived by his wife of 27 years, Luella; daughters, Sandra King and Karen Duncan; son-in-law, Michael Duncan; brother, Tom; stepsons, Gary and David Heacock; and stepdaughters, Sharon Gallentine and Irene Cruise.
He was very proud of his granddaughters, Leanna Duncan, Jessica Cruise, Shealan Cruise and Audra Bursell.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 11 at Pioneer Memorial Methodist Church in Independence.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Carlâ€™s church, Pioneer Memorial Methodist. Private burial will be in Glendora.