Mr. King grew up in Fairview Heights, IL, and was a union electrician with the IBEW Local 309. He enjoyed gardening and fishing, especially with his grandson. Kevin also enjoyed family vacations, and any time he could spend with his grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father, Lester C. King; and his mother, Patricia A., nee Callahan, Nooney.
Surviving are his wife of 44 years, Katherine “Kathy”, nee Eros, King, whom he married on August 7, 1976;
his step-mother, Ruth King;
two daughters, Becky (Kevin) Murray, and Teri (Bob) Williard;
a son, Dan (Ashley) King;
six grandchildren, Kailey Murray, Addison Murray, Reese Murray, Aiden Williard, Connor King, and Cayson King;
a sister, Leslie Goldberg;
a brother, Keith (Deborah) King;
many nieces and nephews;
Visitation: A private visitation will be held.
Funeral: A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 13, 2021, at St. Clare Catholic Church, O’Fallon, IL, with Fr. James Deiters officiating. Standard CDC guidelines, including masks and social distancing, will be observed.
Burial will be held at Green Mount Catholic Cemetery, Belleville, IL.
A celebration of life will be planned at a future time.