John was an architect and designer, who had previously worked for Famous-Barr Co. and Dillards. John was an avid fisherman, car enthusiast, and enjoyed St. Louis Cardinal baseball. He was a United States Army veteran.
He was preceded in death by his father, John King; and his mother, Betty Jean (Roy) Yowell.
He is survived by his wife, Nanvi, nee Bauer, King; a son, John (Heather) King; a daughter, Lindsey (Sean) Wingron; five grandchildren, Abigail, Justin, Angel, Laney and John; an uncle, Dan (Caroline) Penberthy; two cousins, Jane (Ted) Wilson, and Beverly (Ken) Diffey; two sisters-in-law, Jody (Ken) Bradshaw and Chelli Parker; three brothers-in-law, Jeff (Rhonda) Bauer, Jedd Bauer, and Alfred Bauer; and many nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the Salvation Army. Condolences may be expressed online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends and family may visit from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, October 4, 2021, and from 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday, October 5, 2021, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL Standard CDC guidelines, including masks and social distancing will be observed.
A funeral procession will leave at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday, October 5, 2021, from the funeral home for an 11 a.m. burial with military honors at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO.