Joseph King


Joseph E. King 75, passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2019. Born in Ballston Spa, New York on March 16, 1943, he was the son of Alonzo and Doris King. He served in the US Navy.

As a young man, Joe worked as a butcher and later at Tufflite in Ballston Spa, retiring from Ball Metal in Saratoga Springs. He was a member of American Legion Post 234 in Ballston Spa and Ballston Spa Elks Lodge 2619.

Joe was a very social guy and he loved spending happy hour with his friends and family. He lived life to the fullest and there are many stories that prove it.

Joe is survived by his daughter JoAnn Johnson; grandchildren Sam and Jacob; siblings Karen Dussault, Al King and Cindy Wade; longtime companion Jan Murray and her family; several nieces and nephews; and many special friends.

All are invited to a celebration of Joe’s life on Friday, March 8 from 4pm to 10pm at the American Legion, 24 Pleasant Street, Ballston Spa. Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Joe to the American Legion.

“Kinger has left the building”

Guest Book

Kelley & William Taylor

Ooo Hugs, being a Daddy’s Girl and losing him is the worst believe me I know...Hold tight & be strong remember the good times. Love ya

CJ & Phil Beverly

You will always be in our hearts Kinger! Great guy and loved our times we spent together! We sure are missing you and will forever remember you at the VFW at your stool! Hope you are up there smiling!!!!

Mary and Jerry DeFilippo

Joannie,
We offer our sincere condolences to your family. But our loss is heaven's gain. Take faith in those precious memories. God Bless.

Rob & Kim Higley

So sorry to hear of Joe’s passing he was a good man who enjoyed life. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the entire King family so sorry.

Skip and Ellie Spensieri

Our deepest sympathy to the King family.

Sue Stickles

I am so sorry to here about your Dad, Jo. My mom always talked about him and seeing you at his apartment. I hope you keep all the good memories close to your heart, and please know my prayers are with you at this sad time.
Hugs

Barb Little (Mangona)

Jan, JoAnn and family,
Joe was a special guy. Always made me smile and was a great person. He loved his family and was always there for them and his friends. Rest in peace my friend.
Love,
Barb

Judy Dober

My deepest condolences on the loss of Joe King. He was a guy that once you met him, you wouldn't forget him. I had many a laugh with him at VFW Post 358.

He will be missed by many, and was a man to be admired for living his life as he wanted.

Anthony Salvato

Sorry to hear of Joe's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Ronald & Stacey Rosebrook

So sorry for your loss, Janice and Families

Canday DePasquale

You always made me smile . Peace

John & Rhonda Barnes

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Gwen Moses

With Deepest Sympathy. Thoughts and Prayers are with Janice and the family at this very sad time.

Alfred F Moses III

With Deepest Sympathy.

Aivars Ozolins (Oz)

Joe was a life long friend and will always be remembered by me as such. Joe would always help anyone he knew in any way he could. Rest in peace and with our Lord now my brother. Thanks for all the memories, Oz.

Debbie McHale

JoAnn, I am sure glad that I knew your Dad. He was funny and kind.
Keep those memories close, I wish you and your boys peace, at this very sad and difficult time.
Love, Debbie

Terry & Claire Watson

Joe was always a part of our lives whether we lived close or far apart. Joe was always full of funny stories and made us laugh a lot. He loved the week long trip to St. Martin. He took many trips with us. He will be missed very much.

Lori Ortoleva-Agnew

Janice and family my thoughts and prayers to you at this time of sorrow.
Sweet in our memory.

Gina Fragomeni-Fox

Joanne,
My deepest sympathy and heartfelt love to you . May the warmth of your memories carry you through this most difficult time. I'm here anytime your need a shoulder or a laugh!
XOXO

Carol Lang

God bless you Joe, you will be greatly missed. Pull all the tabs you want up there, but send me some winning signs, love you!

Kim Sheldon

Rest in peace Joe, you were a great man and a great friend to my dad Terry Watson. You were also like a second father to me and I will always be grateful for your help when I needed it! You were always there for your family and friends! I will forever remember your laugh! You will be missed!