In Memory

Greg King

Gregory King

Published: Friday, February 6, 2004 2:00 AM CST

Gregory Clarence King, 49, of Winfield, died Feb. 5, 2004, at his home.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Grandview United Methodist Church. Masonic burial rites will follow in Mount Vernon Cemetery northwest of Winfield.

Friends may call at Miles Funeral Service until 9 tonight.

Memorials have been established with Grandview United Methodist Church and Hospice Care of Kansas. Contributions may be made through the funeral home.

King was born Feb. 11, 1954, in Columbus, Ga., to Florence Rose (Elam) and Clarence King. He graduated from Winfield High School in 1972 and attended Southwestern College.

On May 1, 1975, he married Melinda White in Winfield. They moved to Eureka Springs, Ark., where King attended a police academy. He worked as a law enforcement officer for a number of years in Arkansas and in St. John before moving to Udall. There he served as chief of police. He most recently worked at Key Creations in Udall.

King attended Grandview United Methodist Church and the Belle Plaine Masonic Lodge. He was also an officer in the Drug Abuse Resistance Education program.

Survivors include his wife, Melinda King, and a son, Brandon King, both of Winfield; two daughters, Amanda King, Chicago, and Deseree' Groene, Winfield; a sister, Stephanie Lynne, Winfield; and a grandson.