David “Dave” Edward King

David “Dave” Edward King, 67 of  Kingston, Ohio passed from this life at 3:04 PM  Sunday, May 15, 2022 at his residence following a courageous battle with cancer.

He was born January 17, 1955 in Zanesville Ohio the  son of David L. King  and  Thelma A. Rhinebarger King.

Dave was a 1973 graduate of Tri-Valley High School and shortly thereafter enlisted into the United States Marine where he was a Veteran of the Vietnam War. He later retired from Burhnam Boiler. He was also a self-employed carpenter for over 35 years having worked with several contractors. He enjoyed spending time with family and was interested in helping the poor and needy whenever he could.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his life partner & companion, Suzanne “Suzi” Wittenmyer Shaffer; a son, Stephen (Kayla Bellville) King; granddaughters, Bailey King and Isla King; great granddaughter, Harper Mohler; a sister, Vicki “Vic” (Don) German; two brothers, Greg “Curly” (Angie) King and Eric (Wendy) King; numerous nieces & nephews.

In addition to his father, Dave was preceded in death by a sister, Teresa King Halley.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM Wednesday May 18th at the Bryan Hardwick Funeral Home, 2318 Maple Ave. Zanesville with funeral service being held at 11:00 AM Thursday May 19th with Kate Dodson officiating. Burial to follow with Military Honors conducted by representatives from the United States Marines, local VFW George Selsam Post 1058 and American Legion Post 29 at the Irville Cemetery, Nashport, Ohio.

The Bryan & Hardwick Funeral Home, 2318 Maple Ave. Zanesville is in charge of the arrangements. To share memories and condolences with Dave’s family please visit www.BryanHardwickFH.com.