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”.
Online condolences may be left at www.dennisonfuneralhome.com.