LeRoy ""Butch"" King Jr.
On Friday, June 1, 2018, LeRoy W. “Butch” King, Jr., 72, passed away at home. He was the husband of the late Jane H. (Medford) King, who passed away on November 3, 1998. Butch was born February 23, 1946 in Baltimore to the late LeRoy W. King, Sr. and the late Dorothy (Stegman) LaTulipe.
He served his country proudly in the US Army in the Vietnam era, being discharged at the rank of Sergeant in 1972. Butch was a devout Christian and enjoyed listening to old traditional hymns. He was also proud to be a retired Lieutenant from Baltimore County Fire Department. In his spare time, Butch enjoyed honing his woodworking and carpentry skills. He was also known for his humor and was frequently telling jokes.
He is survived by his children, Kevin W. King, Karen J. Toomey and husband Sean, and Krista L. Linares; four grandchildren, Quinlan, Shannon, Joshua and Isaiah.
A public viewing will be from 7pm to 9pm on Tuesday, June 5 at Hartenstein Funeral and Cremation Care, Inc., 19 S. Main St., Stewartstown, PA 17363 where a funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 6 at 12pm. Entombment will follow in Susquehanna Memorial Gardens, York.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory are recommended to the St. Jude Tribute Program, 501 St. Jude Place, PO Box 1000, Memphis, TN 38105.