James Edward King, born December 26th 1928 in Anaheim California.
Passed away at age 90 on February 10th 2019.
James grew up in Cypress California where he worked in his father's garage and Knott's Berry Farm as a teenager. He was drafted into the Army in 1950 and served in the Korean war.
James and Phyllis King were married 66 years and had 4 children. He moved his family to Elk Grove in 1962. James worked as an electrician for P G& E until he retired at 62. He was very involved with the Boy Scouts troop 59 in Elk Grove and served as scoutmaster for many years. His wife and him enjoyed getting in their motor home and driving throughout the United States, he was also very active with the Model T club and enjoyed driving his Model T Ford in the Elk Grove parades.
He is survived by his sister Irma Coughran, his 3 children, Lynden, Sharon, Tim, 2 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.
A memorial service will be at Saint Peter's Lutheran Church, 8701 Elk Grove-Florin road, on Friday March 8 at 12 o'clock followed by lunch.
There will be a viewing at East Lawn memorial park, in Elk Grove from 4 to 7 on Thursday March 7th.
Please make any contributions to Saint Peter's Lutheran church.