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Park D King

December 15, 1921 - November 19, 2013
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King, Park, of Orlando, FL, passed away on Tuesday, November 19, 2013. He was born on December 15, 1921, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He attended the Milton Hershey School for Orphaned Boys and graduated from Carlisle High School, Carlisle, PA. Park married Eva L. Merris, on December 13, 1941. From 1942-1945, he served in the Coast Guard where he was on dog patrol on Florida beaches and on an LST light ship in the Pacific. He attended Cedarville College and received his B.S. in Agriculture the Univ. of Maryland. Subsequently, he received his master’s degree in Administration from Penn State University.  Park taught school in...


King, Park, of Orlando, FL, passed away on Tuesday, November 19, 2013. He was born on December 15, 1921, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He attended the Milton Hershey School for Orphaned Boys and graduated from Carlisle High School, Carlisle, PA. Park married Eva L. Merris, on December 13, 1941. From 1942-1945, he served in the Coast Guard where he was on dog patrol on Florida beaches and on an LST light ship in the Pacific. He attended Cedarville College and received his B.S. in Agriculture the Univ. of Maryland. Subsequently, he received his master’s degree in Administration from Penn State University.  Park taught school in Pennsylvania and was a school administrator in Stanley, Virginia and with the Orange County School System. Park was an avid Penn State football fan and a running enthusiast until late in life. He is survived by his wife of 72 years, Eva Lucille, his daughters, Jodi Telander & husband Jeff, Jan Koger & husband Dale, two granddaughters, Jackie Wooten & husband Jeff, Jessica Hoeschen & husband Gregg & two great grandchildren, Christian & Chloe Wooten. The family will receive friends from 4pm-6pm, on Saturday, November 23, 2013 at Carey Hand Colonial Funeral Home, 2811 Curry Ford Road, Orlando.  407-898-2561. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the . 1-800-242-8721.



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