Obituary: Ralph Herman King

February 11, 1940 – August 29, 2020

Ralph Herman King, 80, of Mitchell, passed away Saturday, August 29, 2020, at his home.

Born February 11, 1940, in Bedford, he was the son of Ralph and Lucille (Owen) King.  He married Linda Marie Stephenson June 11, 1966.

Herman retired from General Motors.  He graduated from Huron High School in 1958 and was a member of the Mitchell Wesleyan Church.  Herman loved being with his family and being outdoors, especially mowing.  He enjoyed his motorcycle and was excellent at woodworking.

Survivors include his wife, Linda King of Mitchell; children, Rogi King of  Florida; Dr. Stephen King of Mitchell; Kelly (Monty) Pritchard of Bedford; grandchildren, Alex Marie Tomlinson, Andrew Tomlinson, Luke King, Justus King; great-grandchildren, Zappelynn Tomlinson, Winston Tomlinson  

His parents and brother, Merlin King, preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 1, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Reverend Steve Jones officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery. The family will receive friends from noon until the service on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorial gifts can be made in Herman’s memory to Mitchell Wesleyan Church.

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