James R. King, 81, of South Bend, Indiana, formerly of Correctionville, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 3 at Kaniewski Funeral Home in South Bend. Online condolences may be left at www.kaniewski.com.
He was born on Sept. 8, 1935 in Correctionville to the late James and Farsina (Martin) King.
James was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was an RV enthusiast and loved to travel. James and Peggy spent many months during the years in Tucson, Arizona.
He was an active member of the Clay United Methodist Church, along with Holy Way Presbyterian Church in Tucson.
James is survived by his companion, Peggy Henderson of South Bend; three daughter:, Michelle (Russell) Hauck of Mishawaka, Ind.; Tracy King of Osceola, Ind.; and Sarah Naska of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio; two grandchildren, Anna and Alec Hauck; one son-in-law, Mike Tetzloff of Edwardsburg, Mich.; and one sister-in-law, Norma King of Sioux City.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Janet Summers, and two brothers, Joseph and Jay King.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation — 60 E. 56th St., 8th Floor, New York, NY 10022 or www.bcrfcure.org.