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4/15/2019 10:59:00 AM
Donald Wayne King Sr.
January 21, 1956 - April 12, 2019
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Donald Wayne King Sr., 63 of Taylorville, formerly of Carlinville and Palmyra, Illinois passed away Friday afternoon, April 12, 2019, at his residence in Taylorville, Ill.

Donald was born January 21, 1956, in Carlinville, Ill., a son of Kollas and Lela Stratton King. Don attended Carlinville High School. He married Dawn (Heinrich) in 2007 and they later divorced.

Don had worked as a diesel mechanic for Plaza Truck Service for 14 years and retired from A & B Truck Repair in 2011. He spent his spare time working and riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle. He was a member of A.B.A.T.E.

Donald was preceded in death by his father, Kollas King, Sr., and step-brothers, Tom and Don Tosh.

Donald is survived by his mother, Lela King-Tosh and her husband Joe Tosh of Girard, Ill., son, Donald Thomas (Stacey) King of Palmyra, Ill., daughter, Brandy L. King of Chesterfield, Ill., son, Donald Wayne King, Jr. of Carlinville, Ill., 10 grandchildren and a great-grandson, step-daughters, Kelley Pocklington and Kaitlynn Pocklington, brothers, Kollas King, Jr. of Girard, Ill. and  Brian Ruebling, Sr. of Hamburg, Ill., several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held on Monday, April 15, 2019, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Davis-Anderson Funeral Home 2266 North 3rd Street, Girard, Ill.

Please visit to leave condolences or light a candle in his memory. Davis-Anderson Funeral Home, Girard is in charge of arrangements.

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