Woodrow "Woody" King, formerly of Summit Lake, CO, Kingman, AZ, and Sullivan, MO, passed away on November 5, 2020 in Salinas, CA after a long illness. He was born June 9, 1937.
Woody is survived by his children, Kevin (Terry) King of Ocotillo Wells, CA, Kimberly (Dave) Carlson of Ferndale, CA, and Kara (Todd) Sella of Palm Springs, CA. He is also survived by his brothers, Dan (Annette) King of Kingman, AZ, Gary (Betty) King of Dolores, CO, Rodger (Margene) King of Portland, OR, and sister, Diana Odam of Portland, OR; many grandchildren; and his longtime companion Janet Shepard of Salt Lake City, UT.
Woody is remembered for his great smile and his ability to fix anything mechanical or electrical, his beloved 1972 Chevy Blazer, and his donation of much time and service to the United Search and Rescue organization, especially during the Four Corners Great Manhunt.
Cremation has occurred, and services will be performed at a later date in his home state of Missouri.
Published in The Journal on Oct. 6, 2020.