Douglas Lester King

Staff Written Obituaries

Douglas Lester King, 74 of Rutledge, died December 7, 2017. Mr. King was a native of Springfield, Ohio where he was born February 21, 1943. He was the son of the late, David and Sarah Appling King. He married Jean Evans on July 3, 1964. Doug worked as a ranger at Hard Labor Creek State Park and later at Rock Eagle. He loved his job and especially working with the campers and counselors. He enjoyed camping and any activity that kept him outdoors. He was a member of the Madison Church of God. Mr. King is survived by his wife, Jean King and a brother Robert L. King. He also is survived by nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends on Friday, December 15 from 6-8 p.m. at A.E. Carter Funeral Home. The funeral service will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Madison Church of God. Interment will follow at the Madison City Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Madison Church of God.

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