Sidney King Obituary

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Sidney Allen King

April 24, 1926 - April 20, 2011
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Sidney A. King, 84, passed away on April 20, 2011, at Christus St. Elizabeth hospital in Beaumont, Texas. He is survived by Ann Hamby King, his wife of fifty-eight years, daughter Karen King of Grand Rapids, Michigan, son Sidney A. King, Jr., of New Albany, Indiana, and sister Mary Halloran of San Antonio, Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents, J. L. "Laurie" and Ima Mittie King, and brother Hubert L. King. Born April 24, 1926, in Geneva, Texas, he served during World War II in the Army Air Force. He earned a Juris Doctor degree from Baylor University, and maintained an active private law practice in Beaumont since...
Sidney A. King, 84, passed away on April 20, 2011, at Christus St. Elizabeth hospital in Beaumont, Texas. He is survived by Ann Hamby King, his wife of fifty-eight years, daughter Karen King of Grand Rapids, Michigan, son Sidney A. King, Jr., of New Albany, Indiana, and sister Mary Halloran of San Antonio, Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents, J. L. "Laurie" and Ima Mittie King, and brother Hubert L. King. Born April 24, 1926, in Geneva, Texas, he served during World War II in the Army Air Force. He earned a Juris Doctor degree from Baylor University, and maintained an active private law practice in Beaumont since 1959. In addition to his career and family, he devoted his life to his church, serving as an elder at Ridgewood Church of Christ for almost thirty years. He provided spiritual leadership and legal counsel to numerous congregations in the region and, as a young man, preached widely in small churches throughout rural east Texas. He served as president of the Beaumont Coin Club and was an officer in the Lions Club. An avid collector of stamps and Texana literature, he loved to go fishing and play golf. Visitation will be Friday, April 22 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Forest Lawn Funeral Home. Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, April 23, at 10 a.m. at Ridgewood Church of Christ in Beaumont, with burial immediately following at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

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