DAVENPORT — William Clark King, 55, of Davenport, died unexpectedly Monday, November 30, 2009, in Davenport. Funeral services will be Saturday, December 5, 2009, at 11:30 a.m. at The Runge Mortuary. Visitation will be Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the mortuary. Burial will be Monday at 1 p.m. in the Jerome Cemetery, Jerome, Iowa. The family requests casual attire for his visitation and services. Bill was born December 10, 1953, in Davenport, the son of Delbert Lee and Jessie Rosalee (Pruyn) King. He graduated from Central High School in Davenport and then went to work for J.I. Case in Bettendorf. He retired in 2004. Not wanting to sit idle (also enjoying his toys), Bill most recently worked at Kryger Glass in Davenport. Bill was an avid hunter and fisherman. He enjoyed riding his Harley and the University of Iowa football. He also enjoyed NASCAR and teasing his brother-in-law about Jeff Gordon. Those left to honor his memory include his sister, Debbie (Jim) Pribble, Davenport; aunts, Mildred Torrey, Centerville, Iowa, and Barbara (Edwin) Cline, Mountain Grove, Mo.; as well as cousins and his hunting and fishing buddies. His parents and his beloved dog, Sam (Samantha), preceded him in death.
from QC Times 12/3/2009 William Clark King