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Robert King

July 18, 1941 — May 11, 2023

Cave City

Robert King

Robert Perry King

1941-2023

Robert Perry King, age 81, of Cave City passed away on Thursday, May 11, 2023 at    Signature Healthcare of  Glasgow. He was born on July 18, 1941 in Cow Creek, KY to the late Ollie Perry and Dorothy Powell King. He was married to his wife of fifty-four years, Linda Gonterman King.

Robert was a member of Highland United Methodist Church, Park City Masonic Lodge #934 F&AM and a honorary member of Washington Meredith Masonic Lodge #355 F&AM. He worked in management for National Park Concessions, Inc. for thirty-four years, serving at Mammoth Cave Hotel Operations, Olympic National Park in Washington and Isle Royale National Park in Michigan. Robert served in the U.S. Army for four years, teaching the English language in Japan for two of those years.

Besides his wife he is survived by children, Derek Wayne King of Cave City, Jamie Bret King (Shannon) of Lexington and Robin Brooke King of Louisville; grandchildren, Noah, Olivia and Morgan King; brother, Paul Wayne King (Teresa); brothers-in-law, Stanley Gonterman and Yandell Ramsey; nieces, Carmen Gentile (Jesse), Tina Chatoney (Jeromey), Chasity Gonterman and Eschelle King, and nephew, Shane Gonterman (Kathey).

Memorial contributions can be made to Highland United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 334, Cave City, KY 42127.

Interment will be in the Evergreen Cemetery.

VISITATION

3PM –7 PM, Sunday, May 14, 2023

10AM-1PM, Monday, May  15, 2023

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MASONIC RITES

6 PM Sunday, May 14, 2023

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FUNERAL SERVICE

1 PM, Monday, May 15, 2023

Patton Funeral Home Park City Chapel

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Visitation

Sunday, May 14, 2023

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Funeral Service

Monday, May 15, 2023

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KY

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Visitation

Monday, May 15, 2023

10:00 - 1:00 pm (Central time)

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KY

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