Name Residence Richard T. King Jr. Melbourne,FL Approx. Date of Death: 08/25/2006 Notice MELBOURNE Lieutenant Colonel Richard Thomas King Jr., USAF Retired, a 33 year Brevard County resi dent passed away on Friday, August 25, 2006 at the age of 68. Even though he suffered from a lengthy illness, his death was unexpected. Dick was born on Governors Island, NY on July 12, 1938 to the late General Richard T. King Sr., USAF Retired and the late Clair Swanson King. He was a graduate of The Citadel and served in the US Air Force for over 20 years. He was an avid sailor of Catalina 22s. He participated in and won many regattas state wide. He was a technical advi sor for the sailing magazine The Catalina Mainsheet for 11 years. As an advisor, he helped hundreds of sailors with their sailboat problems. He cor responded regularly with many other Catalina sailors on what he called The List. A warm and giving man, Dick had a big heart and was always willing to help others. He leaves behind his beloved wife, Linda Venning King; a devoted son, Richard Thomas King V ; and our Godsend, Desiree Marie King, all of Mel bourne. He also leaves a sister in law, Suzanne Farrell of Arch er, FL two nieces, Heather Sipe of Archer, FL and Dr. Michelle Sipe of New York City and many cousins and countless friends. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Kathryn Clair King. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, September 1, 2006 at 4 p.m., at Ascension Lutheran Church – ELCA, 1053 Pinetree Drive, Indian Harbour Beach. Contributions, in lieu of flow ers, can be made to the Ameri can Heart Association, P.O. Box 21475, St. Petersburg, FL 33742. Arrangements are entrusted to South Brevard Funeral Home, Melbourne 724-2222

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