Russell William King, 98, of Greensburg, Indiana passed away peacefully on September 15, 2021. He was born in Litchfield, Michigan on June 2, 1923 to Henry and Venus King. He was a World War II Veteran, having served one year on the front line in Europe with the 87th Infantry Division. After the war he was a commercial aviator with over 10,000 hours flying for several companies. He also instructed many pilots to fly. He spent 20 years working for Delta Faucet Company as Director of Personnel, before retiring in 1986.
Russ was a Past Master and lifetime member of the Masonic Lodge. He was an avid golfer and was very active in the First Baptist Church of Greensburg. He leaves behind many friends.
Survivors include his Grandson Jeran (Amy) King, Great-Grandchildren Brandon, Katelyn, and Jeran Jace King. He was preceded in death by his twin sons, Larry and Jerry King, his parents, two brothers Jack and Cecil, and sister Phyliss.
A Memorial Visitation for family and friends will be held at the First Baptist Church on Saturday, October 2nd from 10:00 am until the time of the Memorial Service at 11:00 am. Rev. Cliff Bunch will be officiating. Burial will be at the Mount Hope Cemetery in Litchfield, Michigan. Memorial contributions can be made to the First Baptist Church. Online condolences can be made to the family at www.gilliland-howe.com