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Roger King

October 6, 2013
The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

KING, Roger R., 62, of Moundsville died Friday at McElroy Mine, Cameron Portal.

He was born September 6, 1951 in Sutton, WV.

Roger was a very dedicated coal miner for the past 44 years. The last 17 years of service was at Consol Energy, McElroy Mine, Cameron Portal, where he was the Chief Longwall Maintenance Coordinator.

He was a member of Moundsville Baptist Church, ME-MMA Association, Moundsville Country Club, a member and former committeeman with the UMWA, and a U.S. Army veteran.

Roger enjoyed squirrel hunting, fishing, deer hunting, morrell mushroom hunting, growing vegetables in his garden, going on vacation with his wife to Pigeon Forge, TN, spending time with his family, and playing with his grandson.

He was preceded in death by his father, Roy Denzil King.

Survivors include his wife of 38 years, Linda Custer King; one son, Christopher (Danielle) King of Moundsville; one daughter, Courtney (Shadd) Kennedy of Charleston, WV; his mother, Annabell Hoover King of Moundsville; two sisters, Brenda Marks of Parkersburg, WV and Bonita (Bill) Brown of Moundsville; his grandson, Gunner Roy King and step-grandson, Christian Kennedy; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Monday and Tuesday from 1-3 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. at the Grisell Funeral Home & Crematory, 400 Jefferson Ave., Moundsville where funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 10 a.m. with Rev. J. Thomas Steel officiating.

Interment in Emma Grove Cemetery, Hannibal.

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