John D. King, 60

SEPT. 14, 1952-FEB. 18, 2013

February 21, 2013
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John D. King, 60, of Newburg, Pa., formerly of Hagerstown, Md., died Monday, Feb. 18, 2013 at home.

He was born Sunday, Sept. 14, 1952, in New Market, Va. John was a son of the late Myron A. and Edna R. Stoltzfus King.

He was a member of Faith Tabernacle. John was an elementary teacher at Faith Tabernacle School, Mechanicsburg, Pa. He was the founder and owner of King Oil Company in Hagerstown, retiring in 2008.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Anita J. Henson King; a son, Jordan D. King; a brother, Elwood J. King; and a sister, Eleanor J. King.

He is survived by his wife, Shelva J. (Fogelsanger) King; four sons, Allen E. King of Nashville, Tenn., Donald R. King of Hagerstown, W. Joshua King of Waynesboro, Pa., and Matthew L. King of Manhattan, N.Y.; three daughters, Janet D. Pierre and her husband, Josue, of Chambersburg, Pa., Eden M. King of Clayton, Ill., and Julie A. King of Amelia, Va.; four stepsons, William D., Steven M., and Matthew J. Fogelsanger and his wife, Jill, all of Shippensburg, Pa., and Timothy A. Fogelsanger of Newville, Pa.; six stepdaughters, Leanne M., Andrea V., Rebecca J., Emily L., Amy L., and Karen E. Fogelsanger, all of Newburg; a brother, William D. McCracken of Bristol, Va.; two sisters, Catherine Fogg of Williamstown, N.J. and Karen Weaver of Ovid, N.Y.; two grandchildren, Jeanita Pierre of Chambersburg, and Darren Fogelsanger of Shippensburg; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Monday, Feb. 25, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Rowe Mennonite Church, 754 Pinola Road, Shippensburg, PA 17257. Officiating will be the Rev. Rowland G. Foster and the Rev. Lon A. Feaser. Burial will be in Conococheague Mennonite Cemetery, Hagerstown. A viewing will be held Sunday from 1 to 8 p.m. at Rowe Mennonite Church, and Monday from 9 a.m. until the time of services in the church.

The family requests the omission of flowers, and that memorial contributions may be made to Faith Tabernacle, 1410 Good Hope Road, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050.

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