Joe Kenneth King passed away on October 3, 2016 at the age of 92 in Modesto, CA.
Joe was born on August 31, 1924 in Texas to the late James and Eva Lee King. He is united in marriage to Lorraine Margaret George.
Joe was a member of Ceres Twisters and Big Valley Drifters Travel Club for many years.
Among his special interests, Joe was a faithful Christian who enjoyed going on cruises, traveling (where he visited every state & drove to Yuma, AZ every year in his motorhome), square dancing, and loved skipbo & playing dominos.
He is survived by his wife, Lorraine King: children, Rick King (June), Janet Matthews (Troy), Valeria Vaught; Step-children, Gayle Pingree (Bob), Gerald Avila (Doreen), and Char Johnson (Dan), grandchildren, Autumn, Shari, Wendy, Jolieen, Tyler and Trevor.
A visitation will be held on Mon. Oct. 10, 2016, 4 to 7 p.m. at Turlock Funeral Home, 425 N. Soderquist Rd. Turlock, CA.
A graveside service will be held on Tue. Oct. 11, 2016, 9 a.m. at Turlock Memorial Park, 575 N. Soderquist Rd., Turlock, CA. A memorial service will follow at 10:30 a.m. at New Life Christian Center, 2918 W. Tuolumne Rd., Turlock, CA.