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Terry King

Terry King

Feb. 22, 1948-Jan. 13, 2022


Terry King, 73, of Crawfordsville passed away Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, at Wellbrooke of Crawfordsville. He was a resident at Bickford Memory Care for a year.

He was born Feb. 22, 1948, at Conran, Missouri, to the late Marion and Edna (Emerson) King.

He graduated from LaMoille High School in 1966 and served his country in the United States Army from October 1967 until October 1969. After basic training, he was stationed at Fort Gordon in Georgia and Stuttgart, Germany.

He married the love of his life, DeAnn Kay Pinter on April 6, 1969. He worked at RR Donnelley’s for 39 1/2 years, starting downtown in Chicago and then being transferred to Crawfordsville in 1991.

He was a member of Christ Lutheran Church. He enjoyed attending his grandchildren’s sporting events and activities and telling them tall tales. He liked woodworking, hunting and fishing, gardening, reading, birdwatching, and being outdoors.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, DeAnn; three children, Denise (Chad) Mixdorf, Nyla (Sean) Gwynn and Dan (Sara) King; six grandchildren, Tori (Jeffrey) Miller, Vince (Jeanine) Gwynn, Veronica Gwynn, Vaughn Gwynn, Stella King and Nolan King; two great-granddaughters, Roslyn Miller and Emery Gwynn; four sisters, Peggy Davenport, Bonnie Faber, Connie Mecum and Rita Blackburn; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Verla Laws, Wendy Davenport and Mary Lou Kennedy; two brothers, Ray King and Phil King; and three brothers-in-law, Don Davenport, Brian Pinter and Wayne Cooper. 

There will be a visitation at Christ Lutheran Church, 300 W. South Blvd., Crawfordsville, on Saturday, Jan. 22 from 10 a.m. until the time of funeral service at noon, with Pastor Kelly Nelson officiating. Burial will follow at New Richmond Cemetery.

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