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February 10, 2014

Delbert L. King

JOPLIN, Mo. — Delbert "Del" King, age 62, of Joplin, Mo., passed away suddenly Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, at his residence.

Del was born May 1, 1951, in Lamar, Mo., to the late Lloyd E. King and Thelma F. Davis King.

Del graduated from Joplin Memorial High School in 1969. Through the years, Del worked in management at many different businesses in Joplin including, Montgomery Wards; Howard Johnson Motor Lodge; Long John Silvers and Arby's. He also owned and operated Red Lion Lounge and Silverados, both in Joplin. Del was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan, collecting many baseball and sport memorabilia along the way.

Survivors include a daughter, Christy Albertson and husband, John, of Bartlett, Kan.; a son, Chad King; siblings, Bill King and wife, Theresa, of Carl Junction, Janie Sanders and husband, Bob, of Lowell, Kan., Cy King, of Joplin, Curt King and wife, Peggy, of Joplin; 10 grandchildren, Brittnee, Trey, Taylor, BreAnna, Torrie, Ty, Brooklynn, Levi, Jasmine, Brooklyn; four nieces; four nephews; special friend, Julie Norman; and many extended family members and friends.

Services are planned for Wednesday 1 p.m. at Parker Mortuary with visitation to follow.

In lieu of flowers you may make a donation to the Delbert Lee King funeral fund in care of Parker Mortuary.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Parker Mortuary, Joplin, Mo.

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