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James King

March 7, 1938 — September 7, 2021

PER THE FAMILIES REQUEST, MASKS ARE STRONGLY RECOMMENDED AT THE VISITATION AND FUNERAL SERVICE.

THE FUNERAL SERVICE WILL BE LIVE STREAMED ON THE FOUTS FUNERAL HOME WOODBINE FACEBOOK PAGE STARTING AT 2:30 P.M. ON MONDAY THE 13TH.

James Calvin King was born on March 7, 1938, in Onawa, Iowa to Calvin J. and Izola A. (Crum) King. He grew up in Woodbine and attended school there until he joined the United States Navy. After his honorable discharge, James started driving truck over the road and did so for over 50 years.

James loved to fish and camp. He also enjoyed working on things, especially cars. He also loved to just go for drives.

James died on September 7, 2021, at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska at the age of 83 years and six months.

James was preceded in death by his parents; sons, David and Bradley; and siblings, Carrie Bell Spangler, Ralph King and Gary King. He is survived by his children, Jamelyn (Eric) Ress of Joplin, Missouri, Rebecca King (Jonathan Russell) of Omaha, Nebraska, Christy Abel, John Sauvaine, Bonnie Patterson, Calvin King-Purser, Craig King-Purser, Robert Murphy and Brenda Campbell; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; siblings, Lois Washa, Iva Weller, Earl King, Larry King, John King and Richard King; and many other relatives and friends.

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Monday, September 13, 2021

1:00 - 2:30pm (Central time)

Fouts Funeral Home - Woodbine

501 Normal St, Woodbine, IA 51579

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Funeral Service

Monday, September 13, 2021

Starts at 2:30pm (Central time)

Fouts Funeral Home - Woodbine

501 Normal St, Woodbine, IA 51579

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