COMANCHE — A memorial service for Dale King, 81, will be held at a later date. Comanche Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

He died Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, in De Leon.

He was born April 4, 1936, in Cornish, Oklahoma, to Leslie Lee and Lorice (McKay) King. On Nov. 26, 1983, he married Thirza Xeruda Bristow in Fox, Oklahoma.

Survivors include three sons, Michael Dale King and wife Kaila of Ringling, Oklahoma, Mark Allen King and wife Debra Lyrae of Denison, and Kenneth Paul King and wife Karen of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; daughters, Ramona Sue “Sissy” Kelley and husband Bill of Burneyville, Oklahoma, and Stephanie Nicole Hensley and husband Charles of Sherman; step-son, Robert Jobe of Healdton, Oklahoma; adopted daughters, Wednesday Henry of Gustine and Amy Garcia and husband Joshua of Comanche; 18 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; brothers, Waymon King and wife Shirley of Healdton, and Kenneth King and wife Carolyn of Ringling; sisters-in-law Carrie Hall of Irving, Rachael Thorson and husband Dale of Arlington, and Margaret Keough of Comanche; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife; great-grandchild, Hudson Alexander King; brother, Donald Ray King; and sisters, Shirley Marie McCleary and Dorothy Chance.