Luther Stanley "Stan" King

Wednesday, March 26, 2003

Luther Stanley "Stan" King, 74, of Mountain Home died Monday, March 17, 2003, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.

He was born July 22, 1928 in Amarillo, Texas, to Bert and Josephine Brissenden King.

Mr. King married Doris Carter in Rector on June 26, 1954. He was a quality control manager and industrial engineer for Ford Motor Company for 32 years and served with the U.S. Navy.

He had lived in the Mountain Home area since moving from Plymouth, Mich., in 1987.

He was a member of Rotary Club and the Chamber of Commerce's Target of Excellence. Mr. King was a member of the First Presbyterian Church.

He was preceded in death by his father, Bert B. King.

He is survived by his wife, Doris; mother, Josephine King of Piggott; three sons, Bradley M. King and wife, Beth, of Argyle, Texas, Bryan C. King and wife, Cindy, of Lee's Summit, Mo., and Adam D. King and wife, Carla, of Louisville, Ky.; eight grandchildren, Jennifer, Tyler, Patrick, Rachel, Sarah, Emily, Michael and Thomas; one brother, Robert King of Mesa, Ariz.; one sister, Joann Griffin of Piggott, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 22, at First Presbyterian Church in Mountain Home with Rev. Charles White officiating.

Entombment followed in Kirby's Tucker Memorial Cemetery with Brad King, Adam King, Tyler King, Richard King, Bryan King and Bob King as pallbearers.

Honorary pallbearers were Bill Carter and Michael Camp. Military Honors were presented by the North Central Arkansas Veterans Council with Honor Guard by American Legion Alley-White Post 3246.

Kirby-Boaz Funeral Home of Mountain Home was in charge of the arrangements. A guest book is available online at

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.