John W. King

August 13, 1947 - August 20, 2021

08/13/1947 - 08/20/2021

Past Services

Visitation
Monday September 06, 2021
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Elm Grove Chapel
154 Kruger Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-242-0330 | Directions
Visitation
Monday September 06, 2021
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Elm Grove Chapel
154 Kruger Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-242-0330 | Directions
Cemetery
Tuesday September 07, 2021
Greenwood Cemetery
1526 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-242-0270 | Directions
Service
Tuesday September 07, 2021
11:00 am
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Elm Grove Chapel
154 Kruger Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-242-0330 | Directions

John Wray King, 74 of Mount Dora Fl, formerly of Wheeling Wv, and Washington Pa, passed at home on August 20th, surrounded by his family. John was born on Aug 13 1947 in Washington PA, son of the late Robert and Mabel Rossi King.

John was a 1965 graduate of Washington High school, and a graduate of the University of Kentucky. He was a former senior Vice President, and trust and investment officer, for Security National Trust. He also sat on many different boards and groups during his time in Wheeling. Before his career in investment work, he served in Vietnam, and was awarded the bronze star, and finished his service by working at the National Security Agency. He was an avid golfer, loved music and playing his guitar.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a son Michael, and a brother Robert, surviving are his wife Linda of Mount Dora Fl, a son Kevin (Nicci) and a granddaughter Ava all of Wheeling. A sister Nancy Ferrar, of Washington, Brother Dick (Becky) King of Washington, a sister in law Kathy King of Burgettstown along with numerous, nieces and nephews and great, nieces and nephews

Friends will be received for a Memorial Gathering on Monday, September 6, 2021 from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 154 Kruger Street, Elm Grove, Wheeling. Services will be held on Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at 11 am at the funeral home with Deacon Thom Trunzo officiating. Interment to follow at Greenwood Cemetery, Wheeling. Moundsville Veteran’s Honor Guard will conduct graveside military services.

The family wishes for donations to be made to either Easter Seals, or the Muscular Dystrophy Association

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CHRIS STRAUSS WHITE
1 year ago

Linda I was saddened to hear John had passed. Have many great memories of him during the office lounge years. Sending thoughts and prayers

April Edwards
1 year ago

Linda I am so sorry for your loss. Condolences to your family
Take care of yourself..
April

Joe Mullen
1 year ago

John was critical to the early success of Security National Trust. He was a superb investment officer who inspired confidence in those he worked with and with his clients. He was a good man who will be missed.

Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum
1 year ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of John W. King, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Veteran, John W. King, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †