Gene Albern King
Gene 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.