Leon Nelson King, Sr., 90, of Plainfield, MA, a former long time resident of Williamstown, died on June 16, 2020 at Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield.
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Leon was born on September 17, 1929 to the late John Paul and Alice (Raymond) King at home in the Hopper in Williamstown. He attended local schools. Leon Served in the United States Air Force and receive the Air Force Longevity Award and achieved the USAF safe driver award. He was a member of the Williamstown Fire Department as a Forest Warden. He worked for the Town of Williamstown and retired as a Department of Public Works Heavy Equipment Operator.
Leon was predeceased by his wife, Marie Irene (Tatro) King, whom he married on November 3, 1956 at the former St. Raphael’s Church in Williamstown and who died on May 20, 2005. He was also predeceased by his siblings Shirley Therrien, June King, Jean Luczynski, Arlene King, Blanche McLain and Paul King.
Leon leaves his children Leon N. (MaryAnn) King, Jr. of North Adams, John J. (Karen) King of Dover, DE, Suzanne M. (Ricky) Hescock of Jacksonville, VT and Sharon C. (Lawrence) Michalenko of Savoy, MA. He also leaves his grandchildren Krista, Leon A., Christie-Lee, Elicia, Jennifer, Danielle, Nicholas, Emily Alexander and Hailey as well as ten great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews and his furry buddy Autumn.
FUNERAL NOTICE: A private funeral service and burial for Leon will take place on Monday, June 22, 2020 at Southlawn Cemetery in Williamstown with Military Honors. Donations in Leon’s memory can be made to the Berkshire Humane Society or the AYJ Fund through the FLYNN & DAGNOLI FUNERAL HOME, 74 Marhsall St., North Adams, MA 01247 who is in charge of arrangements.To add to the Book of Memories, please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com.