George "Hump" King

April 9, 2014 — June 18, 2014

George "Hump" King

George J. “Hump” King, 80, of Aledo, formerly of New Boston, IL, died Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at home.

Services are 10:00 a.m. Monday, June 23 rd at New Boston United Methodist Church.  Burial will be in New Boston Cemetery.  Visitation is Sunday, June 22 nd from 4 – 7 p.m. at Dennison Funeral Home, Aledo.  Memorials may be left for the New Boston Fire/Ambulance Department.

George was born April 9, 1934 in New Boston, Illinois a son of George and Anna Mae Inman King.  He served in the Army from 1953-1956.  On Sept. 4, 1959, he married Ernestine Sheese in Joy, Illinois.  Mr. King was an Iron Worker out of Local 111, retiring in 1993.  He had been a member of the New Boston Fire Department and Keithsburg Lions Club.  Hump was always willing to give a helping hand to anyone.

Survivors include his wife, Ernestine King of Aledo, IL; daughters, Lela (Dave Noyd) Bieri, Aledo, IL and Ruth King, Moline, IL; sisters, Leona Willits, Joy, IL, Anna Belle Talbot, Aurora, IL, Cheryl Lane, New Boston, IL and brother, John (Barb) King, Bennett, IA.  He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters – Kathryn Briggs, Mabel Larson and Rosie King and brothers – Robert, James, Russell and Harold “Bud”.

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