King, James Wallace – Obituary

James Wallace King, 67, a former Richland and Baker City resident, died Dec. 10, 2002, at Hillsboro.

The rosary will be said at 7 p.m. Monday at St. Francis de Sales Cathedral, First and Church streets. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Francis de Sales Cathedral. The Rev. Robert Irwin of the church will officiate.

Vault interment will be at Eagle Valley Cemetery in Richland. There will be a reception afterward at the Parish Hall at St. Francis de Sales Cathedral.

James was born on June 6, 1935, at Richland to James and Erma Richardson King. He attended grade school at Richland and was a graduate of Eagle Valley High School at Richland.

Mr. King spent most of his life working as a mechanic on ranches in the Richland area. Later in life, he spent some time in Baker Valley working as an auto mechanic.

He had moved to Hillsboro just a few months ago to be close to his family. He loved hunting, picking huckleberries and just spending time in the mountains.

Survivors include two brothers, Richard of Newberg and Daniel of parts unknown.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice through Gray’s West & Co., P.O. Box 726, Baker City, OR 9714.

Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, December 13, 2002
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor

MLA Source Citation:

White, Judy Wallis. Baker County, Oregon Obituaries. Published by Copyright 1999-2013, all rights reserved. Web. 26 January 2015. - Last updated on May 31st, 2011

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