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Rodney W. "Rod" King

March 2, 1971 ~ March 5, 2019 (age 48)
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Rodney W. "Rod" King, 48, passed away on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at Parkview Randallia Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana.  He was born on March 2, 1971 to William and Joyce (Richards) King in Wabash. 

Rod served in the United States Army and was a part of Operation Desert Storm.  He worked at the Bank of Oklahoma as a branch manager. Rod served as Boy Scout leader and was a member of the American Legion in Oklahoma.  He was an avid Oklahoma Sooners fan.

Rod is survived by his parents; one son, Reese W. King, of Ponca City, Oklahoma; two daughters, Bailey N. King and Morgan L. King, both of Ponca City, Oklahoma and three brothers, Kenny King, Jimmy King, both of Wabash and Kaleb Wilson of Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, March 11, 2019 at McDonald Funeral Home, LaFontaine Chapel, 104 South Main Street, LaFontaine, Indiana 46940 with Pastor Walter Couch officiating. Burial will follow at the Marion National Cemetery, 1700 East 38th Street, Marion, Indiana.  Friends and family may call one hour prior to the start of the funeral service at the funeral home. 

Preferred memorials are to the American Diabetes Association.

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