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Kenneth Alvin King, 66, of Huntingtown died Oct. 9, 2012, at the Burnett-Calvert Hospice House in Prince Frederick.
He was born April 27, 1946, in Prince Frederick to Alvin T. and Louise (Beverly) King.
He was raised in Huntingtown and graduated from Calvert High School, and attended St. Mary’s College in St. Mary’s City. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1967 until 1970, and married Nancy Lee Sturgess on Dec. 10, 1971. They lived and raised their family in Huntingtown, and he spent his entire working career in the field of agriculture. He was employed as a manager with Kirby Agri Inc., a fertilizer and farm materials supplier in Mechanicsville. In his leisure time, he enjoyed spending time with family, especially his grandchildren, and also with his “Brown Dog.” He also enjoyed hunting and fishing, and was a supporter and fan of local professional sports teams.
He was preceded in death by his grandson, Edwin Molina Jr.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy; daughter, Carole A. Molina and her husband, Edwin, of Linthicum; son, Kenneth M. King and his wife, Christina, of Chesapeake Beach; four grandchildren; parents, Alvin and Louise King of Huntingtown; and sisters, Shirley Burch of Crofton, and Nancy Dennis and her husband, Martin, of Huntingtown.
Family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today, Oct. 12, at Rausch Funeral Home in Owings, where funeral services and a celebration of his life will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13.
Interment will follow at Huntingtown United Methodist Church Cemetery in Huntingtown.
Memorial contributions may be made to Calvert Hospice, P.O. Box 838 Prince Frederick, MD 20678, or online at www.calverthospice.org; or to the Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Foundation, P.O. Box 5312, Akron, OH 44334, or online at www.cjdfoundation.org.