Evans Funeral Home
"Compassionate Funeral Service"
Carrington and New Rockford, North Dakota
701.652.3003 or 701.947.2911
Secondary Number ~ 701.650.9937
Gary C. King, age 71, New Rockford formerly of Minnewaukan, ND, passed away Monday, November 25, 2019 at his home in New Rockford after a courageous fight with cancer surrounded by his loving family.
Gary Curtis King was born July 18, 1948 near Selz, North Dakota, the son of Harold and Mae (Cartwright) King. He grew up in the Selz area and attended school there. At an early age he farmed with his father and drove truck for local farmers. He later drove truck for Concrete Sectionals, Fort Totten, North Dakota for 10 years. He married Sheryle Ann Butts King on August 15, 1967 at Esmond, North Dakota and they made their home in Minnewaukan for many years. Sheryle passed away on December 21, 2004. Gary moved to New Rockford in 2012.
Gary was a member of Trinity Free Lutheran Church, Minnewaukan. He enjoyed gardening, vegetable and flower, hunting, being outdoors with nature, visiting with friends, family time, and most of all spending time with his grandson, Cole. His greatest passion was horses and horse racing, traveling all over the country with his family to different racetracks and races.
Gary is survived by his children, Darcie Whisman, Fargo, and Mitchell King, Minneapolis; grandson, Cole Nichols; and sister, Delores Buik, Manteca, California.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Sheryle, son, Dustin, and brother, Wayne.
Visitation will be from 1:00PM-7:00PM Sunday, December 1, 2019, with a Prayer Service at 7:00PM, all in the Evans Funeral Home, New Rockford, ND.
Funeral Service will be held Monday, December 2, 2019, at 11:00AM in Trinity Free Lutheran Church, Minnewaukan, ND.
Burial will be held at the Trinity Free Lutheran Cemetery, Minnewaukan, ND.
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