Frank King Jr.


Birth: January 20th, 1942
Death: September 10th, 2017
Age: 75 years
Residence:Midland
High School:Waggener High School -
College:University of Louisville -
Degree:Bachelor's and Master's in Civil Engineering
Survived By: his wife Harriet King of Midland; son Frank A. King III of Moran, Wyoming; sister Marietta (Dean) Wuchterl; and brothers Gene (Pam) King and Larry (Shirley) King all of Louisville, Kentucky. He is also survived by many beloved nieces and nephews as well as their children.

Frank King Jr., 75, of Midland, Michigan, passed away Sunday morning, September 10, 2017 at the MidMichigan Medical Center-Midland. He was born January 20, 1942 in Nashville, Tennessee.  He is the son of the late Frank ‘PeeWee’ and Lydia H. (Frank) King. Growing up in Louisville, Kentucky, Frank was a Boy Scout and through his dedication was able to become an Eagle Scout, the highest honor a Boy Scout can obtain. After graduating from Waggener High School in Louisville, he was drawn to the J.B. Speed School of Engineering at the University of Louisville. He graduated with a Bachelor’s and Master’s in Civil Engineering. Frank and Harriet met while attending U of L and were married in 1969. Soon after marriage, they moved to Midland where both worked for the Dow Chemical Company. During Frank’s time with the company, he held multiple patents. After several years with Dow, Frank decided to follow his entrepreneurial passion.  He became the owner of Kawkawlin Manufacturing Company which he held for 40 years.  With the desire to further his education, Frank returned to the world of academia, earning his Master’s in Business Administration from Central Michigan University in 1974. He was a very thoughtful and generous person to which he was known for his contributions to many religious and non-profit organizations.  He loved spending time with his family, watching sports, boating, fishing and being innovative.

 

Frank is survived by his wife Harriet King of Midland; son Frank A. King III of Moran, Wyoming; sister Marietta (Dean) Wuchterl; and brothers Gene (Pam) King and Larry (Shirley) King all of Louisville, Kentucky. He is also survived by many beloved nieces and nephews as well as their children.

 

A memorial service for Frank will take place 11 a.m. Friday, September 15, 2017 from the chapel at First United Methodist Church in Midland, MI with Pastor Jung Eun Yum officiating. His family will receive friends at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Blessing the Children International (www.blessingthechildren.org, 888-269-2719) or the National Parkinson Foundation.



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