OBITUARY

Joseph "Pop" Paul King Sr.

January 22, 1936May 13, 2019

Joseph "Pop" Paul King Sr., age 83, of Valley Center, Kansas passed away on Monday May 13, 2019. Joseph was born January 22, 1936 in Flushing, New York. He served in the Navy on the USS Guardian. Pop was also an electrician while he was in the Navy and did electrical work outside of the Navy. He was also a volunteer fireman for the Bellmore, New York Fire Department. He retired from Grumman Aerospace in 1994. Joseph was part of the Sedgwick County American Legion.

Joseph is preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Margaret King; wife, Lorraine King; and siblings, John King, Peggy Ripp, and Mary Ann Ouellette.

Pop is survived by siblings, Peter King, James (Rosie) King, Dennis (Kathy) King, Thomas (Peggy) King, William (Peggy) King, Kathleen (John) Swederski, and Mike (Sharon) King; children, Patricia (Tim) Pawlik, Joseph (Lora) King Jr., James (Maureen) King, Kimarie (Larry) Funschelle, and LeeAnn (Craig) Bennington; grandchildren, Grant Pawlik, Trevor Pawlik, Lanny (Kelly) Owen, Layne (Kinsey) Owen, Joseph P King III, John King, Thomas (Jessica) King, Sarah Graves, James "JJ" King, Candice King, Megan King, Jacob Funschelle, Aliyah Funschelle, Ruven Funschelle, Jackson Bennington, and Camden Bennington; and great grandchildren, Kaysen Owen, Jaydan King, Emberly King, Morgan King, Ryyker King, Larisa Graves, Gauge Graves, Austin Graves, and Mallory King.

Rosary will take place at 7:00pm on Monday, May 20, 2019 with a visitation 1-hr prior. Funeral Mass will take place at 10:00am on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, all at St. Jude Catholic Church.

Memorial donations can be made to New Life Covenant Church, 1819 W Douglas Ave, Wichita, KS 67213

  • FAMILY

  • Pop is survived by siblings, Peter King, James (Rosie) King, Dennis (Kathy) King, Thomas (Peggy) King, William (Peggy) King, Kathleen (John) Swederski, and Mike (Sharon) King; children, Patricia (Tim) Pawlik, Joseph (Lora) King Jr., James (Maureen) King, Kimarie (Larry) Funschelle, and LeeAnn (Craig) Bennington; grandchildren, Grant Pawlik, Trevor Pawlik, Lanny (Kelly) Owen, Layne (Kinsey) Owen, Joseph P King III, John King, Thomas (Jessica) King, Sarah Graves, James "JJ" King, Candice King, Megan King, Jacob Funschelle, Aliyah Funschelle, Ruven Funschelle, Jackson Bennington, and Camden Bennington; and great grandchildren, Kaysen Owen, Jaydan King, Emberly King, Morgan King, Ryyker King, Larisa Graves, Gauge Graves, Austin Graves, and Mallory King.

    Joseph is preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Margaret King; wife, Lorraine King; and siblings, John King, Peggy Ripp, and Mary Ann Ouellette.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Grant Pawlik, Pallbearer
  • Trevor Pawlik, Pallbearer
  • Lanny Owen, Pallbearer
  • Layne Owen, Pallbearer
  • Joseph King III, Pallbearer
  • Thomas King, Pallbearer
  • JJ King, Pallbearers
  • Jacob Funschelle, Pallbearer
  • Ruven Funschelle, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Jackson Bennington, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Camden Bennington, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Kaysen Owen, Honorary Bearer
  • DONATIONS

  • New Life Covenant Church

Services

  • Visitation Monday, May 20, 2019
  • Rosary Service Monday, May 20, 2019
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Memories

Joseph "Pop" Paul King Sr.

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Lisa Doyle

May 16, 2019

Love you pop. You were always like another father caring and loving towards everyone. Will always remember untangling Christmas lights and decorating the tree with you, while sports played on the TV. You have made a huge impact on so many people's lives. Gone but never forgotten.
Love,
Lisa

Harry Simpson

May 15, 2019

Fair winds and following seas sailor.
"Boatswain... Standby to pipe the side... Shipmate's going Ashore..."

Thank you for your service to this nation.

Lisa/Forrest Urban

May 15, 2019

We will miss seeing Pop King at the King family gatherings. Was always fun to talk to you!
Rest In Peace

Kenneth Noll and Family

May 15, 2019

Patti, Tim , and all the King Family. Our Hearts go out to all of you at this very sad time. We only no that they are now at peace with our Heavenly Father. But the Day will come when we will meet again and until that time, we know that God will hold our loved ones in his loving arms. May he rest in eternal peace and may perpetual lights shine on him for ever. Amen

Maureen King

May 14, 2019

I remember when I first met you pops. You were the most kindest and funny guy I know. Always smiling. Telling me stories about how you grew up as a kid in New York. I could listen to you for days. I will miss you pops and our talks .

Love
Maureen

FROM THE FAMILY
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