Christopher C. “Chris” King, 58, of Warsaw, Kentucky, died Sunday, April 4, 2021, at the Norton Hosparus Inpatient Unit in Louisville.
He was born April 27, 1962, in Cincinnati, Ohio, to Kenneth and Sherry Perkins King. He lived most of his life in Warsaw and was a 1980 graduate of Gallatin County High School. He served in the US Marine Corps from 1980-1984 and was honorably discharged as a Corporal. He re-enlisted in 1985 and was honorably discharged again in 1989. He married Karen Alexander on April 21, 1982, and they had two sons and a daughter. He worked many years as an over-the-road truck driver and had last worked for Dormans. He was a member of Warsaw Baptist Church in Warsaw, and liked collecting cars, studying history — especially World War II airplanes — playing softball, going to church, fishing, driving his tractor trailers and being a patriot.
Survivors include his father of Ghent, Kentucky; a daughter, Heather King of Greensburg, Indiana; his sons, Andrew C. King of Milton, Kentucky and Adam King of Vevay, Indiana; a brother, Nathan King of Ghent; his sister, Julie King White of Ghent; and six grandchildren, an aunt, two uncles, a great aunt, several great nieces and great nephews whom he considered like grandchildren, cousins and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his mother on Jan. 11, 2011, and a brother, Carl King.
Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, April 9, at the Warsaw Baptist Church in Warsaw. Interment will follow in the Warsaw Cemetery in Warsaw. Visitation is 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday and 1 p.m. until time of services Friday at the church. A final salute with military honors will be conducted by the Major Samuel Woodfill Post No. 9 of the American Legion.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Chris King Remembrance Fund or to the Warsaw Baptist Church. Cards are available at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centres of Madison and Hanover. Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com.