Entered into eternal rest on the afternoon of June 20, 2010, Samuel Blackwell King, husband of Evelyn Robertson King. Residence, Charleston, SC. The relatives and friends of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Blackwell King are invited to attend the funeral services of the former Wednesday, June 23, 2010 at two o'clock in The Second Presbyterian Church. Burial, Churchyard. Friends may call at J. HENRY STUHR, INC., DOWNTOWN CHAPEL Tuesday between five and seven o'clock.
Mr. King was born April 12, 1922 in Charleston, SC, the son of DeWitt Walker King and Nell Miller King. He was a graduate of High School of Charleston and a 1943 graduate of Presbyterian College where he was a member of Beta Pi Chapter of KA Order of Presbyterian College. Mr. King served as 1st Lt. in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He was a lifelong member, Elder, Deacon, and Clerk of Session of The Second Presbyterian Church. Additionally, he served as past president of both the Charleston Bible Society and the Lowcountry Coin Clubs. He was a charter member of Sertoma Club of Charleston serving as President in 1971-1972 at the inception of the Sertoma Football Classic. Mr. King also served as Governor, Coastal SC District, of Sertoma International from 1966-1968. He was a Distinguished Member of Board of Visitors at Presbyterian College. He was a realtor and President of DeWitt W. King, Inc. and King Agency, Inc. Mr. King was second generation Realtor Emeritus National Association of Realtors and past commander of American Legion Post #10.
He is survived by his wife of Charleston, SC; two sons: Samuel B. King, Jr. and David B. King both of Charleston, SC; two daughters: Robbie King Staubes and Nancy C. King both of Charleston, SC; one brother: DeWitt W. King, Jr. of Charleston, SC; one sister: Nell King Callahan of Washington, DC. Nine grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. He was predeceased by two grandchildren, Ryan DeWitt Staubes and Caroline Shawn Burkard and his daughter Jenni King Moore, and one sister, Harriett King Geer.
Memorials may be made to the Second Presbyterian Church, 342 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29403.