Feb. 1, 1941 to Nov. 24, 2018 - A celebration of life will be held on Sunday, January 6, 2019 at Good ShepherdCommunity Church in Boring.

Gene Albern KingGene Albern King, 77, of Boring entered

heaven unexpectantly in the morning

hours at home on November 24, 2018.

His bible was open on his desk to Revelations 4

which speaks of heaven and a door standing open,

and a voice saying "Come up here."

A celebration of life will be held on Sunday,

January 6, 2019 at 3:30pm at Good Shepherd

Community Church 28986 SE Haley Road, Boring.

Gene was born February 1, 1941in Gahanna,

Ohio to Benjamin and Genevieve Dean King. He

graduated from Willis High in 1959, in Delaware,

Ohio. He married Lorie Beth Kochheiser January

25, 1963 in Marion, Ohio. They met at Malone

College in Canton where they both graduated in

1964 with education degrees. Gene began working

for United Airlines May 1962 at Akron-Canton

airport, transferring to Portland, Oregon in May

1965, retiring after 35 years. He served in U.S. Army

from January 1967 to December 1968. He was an

active member of Good Shepherd Community

Church for over 40 years serving as a deacon for

many of those years.

He is survived by his wife, Lorie, of 55 years,

sons Shane (Kelly Jo) of Gresham, Jesse (Stephanie)

of Camas, WA, one sister Linda (Ron) Watson of

Hebo, Oregon and two granddaughters, Collette,

also called Coco and Genevieve King.

If you would like to contribute in Gene's name,

choose a group that actively ministers to those in

need. Check with the family for specific ministries.

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