Dana Gene King, 63, of Byesville, passed away Sunday (June 10, 2012) at his home.
He was born Sept. 25, 1948, in Cambridge, the son of the late Virgil and Mildred (Abrams) King.
Mr. King was an over-the-road truck driver. He attended Meadowbrook High School and was a U.S. Marine veteran of Vietnam. He enjoyed fishing, working on cars ("Mr. Fix It" as he was known), and being outdoors.
He was also an Elvis and John Wayne memorabilia collector.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother.
Survivors include two sons, John King of Belle Valley and Jeremy (Jenny) King of Akron; one daughter, Jennifer Powell of Vincent; one brother, Rick (Suzy) King of Cambridge; two sisters, Diane (Chuck) Reasoner of Derwent and Dena (Dave) Mills of Byesville; and four grandchildren, Tyler, Patrick, Garrett and Autumn.
Calling hours will be Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Black-Epperson Funeral Home, Byesville, where services will follow at 11 a.m. with Pastor James Garrett officiating.
Burial will be in the Harmony Christian Cemetery.
The family would like to thank Hospice of Guernsey, and sisters, Diane and Dena, for their love and care during this difficult time.