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Nelsen Funeral Home & Crematory

4650 South Laburnum Avenue, Richmond, VA

OBITUARY

Wilson "Danny" Daniel King

June 25, 1936August 4, 2019

King, Wilson Daniel “WD or Danny”, 83, of Quinton, passed away on August 4, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents, Nathaniel Macon King and Zora Adaline King of Warren County, NC. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Mary Owen King; daughter, Brenda Brock of Mechanicsville; son, Paul Wade King (Beverly) of Quinton; granddaughters, Amanda, Jessica and Jennifer Martin; grandson, Eathan Lanier King; great-grandchildren, Kayleigh Fones and Carson Foley; brother, Charles Eaton King; and niece, Rebecca Boswell. Danny retired from Verizon, formerly known as Bell Atlantic, after 35 years of service. He was a member of Hopewell Baptist Church, Sandston Masonic Lodge #216 AF & AM, the Airstream RV Association and the Telephone Pioneers of America. He also proudly served in the Army National Guard. Danny was an avid gardener, fisherman, hunter and woodworker. He loved to travel, winter in Florida, and spend time at the river. He was never without a new Ford pickup truck. The family will receive friends on Thursday, August 8, from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at Nelsen Funeral Home, 4650 S. Laburnum Ave, Richmond, VA 23231, where a Masonic Service will be held at 7 pm. A chapel service will be held on Friday, August 9, at 10 am. Interment will follow at Washington Memorial Park with a reception to follow at Nelsen Funeral Home Reception Center. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Cure PSP Foundation.

  • FAMILY

  • He is preceded in death by his parents, Nathaniel Macon King and Zora Adaline King. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Mary Owen King; daughter, Brenda Brock of Mechanicsville; son, Paul Wade King (Beverly); 3 granddaughters, Amanda, Jessica, and Jennifer Martin; one grandson, Eathan Lanier King; great-grandchildren, Kayleigh Fones and Carson Foley; brother, Charles Eaton King; and niece, Rebecca Boswell.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, August 8, 2019
  • Masonic Service Thursday, August 8, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, August 9, 2019
  • Interment Friday, August 9, 2019

Memories

Wilson "Danny" Daniel King

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Penny Tucker

August 8, 2019

What a special friend Danny was. Such a caring man and always put people first . My thoughts and prayers are with Mary and family.

Jacqueline Meredith

August 7, 2019

Danny was a very caring and kind person for how big he was his heart was even bigger. We have good memories of our time spent with him and Mary at Land Yacht Harbor. Mary and Family the memories you have are what will help you through times like this. God bless all of you.


Jackie & Dale Meredith

Beverly King

August 5, 2019

Beverly King

August 5, 2019

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