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In Memory of Leo King

Postby mlouise_smith on Tue Dec 01, 2009 5:05 pm

My friend and fellow Data Systems Technician Leo King passed away last Sunday. I just found out and do not know the details.

As you all wind down your day, please raise one for my friend.
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Re: In Memory of Leo King

Postby herring on Tue Dec 01, 2009 5:27 pm

Will do Miriam. Hugs to you.
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Re: In Memory of Leo King

Postby rmcguire on Tue Dec 01, 2009 7:01 pm

Sorry to hear of the passing of one of our shipmates.

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Re: In Memory of Leo King

Postby Doc Kivlighan on Tue Dec 01, 2009 9:24 pm

Miriam,
Please accept my sympathy in regards to the passing of your friend.
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Re: In Memory of Leo King

Postby mlouise_smith on Wed Dec 02, 2009 10:14 pm

Leo passed from post-surgery complications from an cerebral aneurysm.

Sault Ste. Marie Evening News
Wed Dec 02, 2009, 01:51 PM EST
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Eastern Upper Peninsula -
Lt. Commander (Retired) Leo Donald “Donnie” King
Lt. Commander (Retired) Leo Donald “Donnie” King, of Norfolk, Virginia passed away Friday, November 27, 2009 at New York University Medical Center in New York, New York. He was born April 26, 1948 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan.

Donnie graduated from Loretto Catholic High School in 1966. He entered the U.S. Navy at the Recruit Training School at Great Lakes, Illinois and served the following venues; Hospital Corps School, Great Lakes; Naval Hospital, Jacksonville, FL; Quang Tri, Vietnam; VA-304, Alameda, CA; Data Systems Tech A School, Vallejo, CA; USS Nassau; Fleet Combat Training Center, Dam Neck, VA; USS Connolly (Commissioned); USS Claude V. Ricketts; USS Goldsborough; AEGIS Training Center Dahlgren, VA; USS Belieau Wood; AEGIS Training Center, Dahlgren, VA; and currently at SAIC/Naval Network Warfare Command.

He is survived by his mother Lois Stevenson Ryan; wife Susan King; children Eric, Leo II, Jane (Shane) Gallagher, Lisa and Michael; his former wife Robin King; siblings Karen (Wayne) Smith, Philip King, Lois Beth (Bill) McLeod, Jocelyn (Mike) Savoie and Wendy Krause; grandchildren Skyler, Zane and Aislyn and several aunts, uncles nieces and nephews; step brothers Jim Ryan, Tony Ryan, Tim Ryan and Tom Ryan.

Donnie is preceded in death by his father Leo John King in 1961; grandparents Leo and Leona King; Jim and Ethel Stevenson and step grandfather Isaac Watson.

Visitation will be Friday December 4, 2009 at 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Clark Bailey Newhouse Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be 1 p.m. Friday December 4, 2009 at Clark Bailey Newhouse Funeral Home with Deacon Bill Piche officiating.

His final resting place will be at Riverside Cemetery. Memorial Contributions: to the American Legion Auxiliary or the Charity of One’s Choice would be appreciated.
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Re: In Memory of Leo King

Postby rmendiola on Sat Dec 05, 2009 12:12 am

I'm so sorry to hear that Miriam...our thoughts and prayers go to him and the family and friends he leaves behind.
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Re: In Memory of Leo King

Postby paulechols on Sun Dec 06, 2009 1:46 pm

May God bless Leo and keep him. Our prayers go out to him.
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Re: In Memory of Leo King

Postby rtaustin34 on Tue Dec 08, 2009 11:26 pm

I am so sorry to here this, I was on the Nassau and at Dam Neck with Don.
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