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William W. King, Sr.

William W. King, Sr.

Feb 6th, 1944 - Oct 17th, 2021
  • Birth Date: Feb 6th, 1944
  • Death Date: Oct 17th, 2021
  • Funeral Date: Nov 14th, 2021
  • Location: Antrim Brethren in Christ Church 24 Kauffman Rd. E., Chambersburg Pa 17202
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Biography: William W. King, Sr., 77, of Chambersburg and formerly of Littlestown, died Sunday, Oct 17, 2021 at Wellspan Chambersburg Hospital.  He was the husband of JoAnn K. Rieder-King.  Born Feb 6, 1944 in Washington,  DC, Bill was the son of the late John & Virginia (Humphries) King.  He was a Montgomery Blair High School graduate of Silver Spring, MD.  He served 10 years in the Marines during the Vietnam Era. Bill "Sky" King pursued life with vigor and was a life-long learner. He chased his dreams with passion. He always worked in all aspects of aviation; pilot, instructor, FFA designated examiner, sales, annything to hang at the airport. He always said, "I never worked a day in my life because I love what I do."

He loved Jesus and wanted to share the grace he had found with others. He was dedicated to various ministies, Emmaus, Kairos, Credo, Tres Dias, local prison ministry and his church. He was very active in his local Marine Corps League serving as their chaplain. Reaching out to fellow veterans at the VA was close to his heart.

Surviving in addition to his wife, are his children:  Patricia Fiske, William King Jr., Lise Farrington, Christine Robertson; his grandchildren:  Jonathan, Robert, Iain & Andrew Stevenson, Aidan, Kinneil, Liam & Nola Mae Robertson; his great grandchldren:  Hudson & Owen Stevenson and his brother, Phillip King.  Bill was predeceased by his granddaughter, Joanna Russo, his brother Edward King and his sister, Darlene King.  He ws a member of Antrim BIC of Chambersburg. and the Marine Corps League of Chambersburg.

A Memorial Service will be Sunday November 14, 2021 at 3 P.M. at the Antrim Brethren in Christ Church, 24 Kauffman Rd. E., Chambersburg PA., 17202. There will be a visitation from 1-3 at the church. A Fellowship Gathering will follow the service at Landis McCleaf Marine Corps League, 450Grant St, Chambersburg.  Memorials in Bill's name may be sent to Mason- Dixon Credo - P.O. Box 474, Littlestown, PA  17340 or Marine Corps League - 450 Grant St., Chambersburg, PA  17201.  Online condolences may be shared on

Sam and Deb Brenneman
Nov 12th, 2021 10:23 pm
Sam had the honor of serving on several teams with Bill, both Tres Dias and Kairos. Bill had an awesome heart for God and a talent for music. A talent he (and Jo Ann) shared with Sam's mom when they were both in the hospital at the same time. He will be missed. But we rejoice that he is Home with his Father now.
Chaplain Christina Brooks-Signo
Nov 5th, 2021 4:46 pm
I know that there are no words I can say to take the pain away, but please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Chaplain Bill King was admired for his strength of character and faith in God. His life has touched many and he will be remembered and love for his generous and loving heart and special care for fellow Veterans. Thank you for sharing Marine Corp League Chaplain Bill King with us. We miss him already. May you feel God’s grace and mercy, knowing that he is now in the loving arms of God! Fly High Brother, Semper fidelis. God Bless You.

Jeff Rohrbaugh
Nov 3rd, 2021 3:02 am
Amazing grace how sweet the sound of all the Saints shouting hallelujah amen in welcoming my brother Bill into Glory as he walked through those Pearly Gates! Brother Bill is my two fold brother being my brother in Christ and my US MC brother! To my sister JoAnn and family continue to share the legacy of love that your loving husband, father and grandfather planted deep down within your hearts and my brother Bill will never be forgotten and only to be remembered through you! (Rev. 14:13) God bless you all! I love you! Sempi Fi Hoorah my brother Bill! Love in Christ, Bro Jeff <><
Rev. Dr. Walter A. Jackson
Nov 3rd, 2021 12:52 am
I was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of my brother in Christ Bill King. May God’s Grace sustain each of you in the family. We who love Jesus will meet up with Bill at the feet of Jesus.
Rev. Dr. Walter A. Jackson
Nov 3rd, 2021 12:30 am
I was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of my brother in Christ Bill King. May God’s Grace sustain each of you in the family. We who love Jesus will meet up with Bill at the feet of Jesus.
Ken King
Oct 31st, 2021 4:27 am
Uncle Bill you will be missed. I loved to watch you play guitar and listen to you sing.

Love you,
Your nephew Ken
phillip king
Oct 31st, 2021 2:08 am
My brother I will miss you so much. Thanks for getting me back with god on that special weekend.

love you!!
your brother phillip
Terri Martin
Oct 26th, 2021 6:15 am
Bill was the Best! He cared so much for our veterans at the VA Medical Center in Martinsburg, WV. Fly high Bill, I'm so going to miss seeing you on the Marine Corps Birthday! This year and every year to come, November 10th, you will always be in my thoughts and prayers.
My heartfelt sympathy to Bill's family and friends.
Jim Grant and Cathie Miller
Oct 21st, 2021 10:57 pm
It was our privilege to know Bill who was a wonderful, caring, joy filled person. He lived his faith through service to others. Bill will be missed by everyone who knew him.l Our prayers are with you and your family.

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