Robert Lee King
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Robert Lee King
  • February 26, 1936 - July 19, 2017
  • Magnolia, Texas

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Robert Lee King, 81, died peacefully on Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. He was born on February 26, 1936 in Charlie, Texas to Thomas Brancon King and Molly Mae Bales. He was married to Maria M. King for more than 24 years. Robert was a career Navy man, he served our country for 22 years and retired from the U.S. Navy as a Petty Officer First Class.

He had a passion for his wife, family and the military. He is survived by his devoted and beloved wife of 24 years, Maria; sister Shirley Ann Hisel; brother Raymond King, children Mark and his wife Barbara King, Traci King Legasse, Nancy and her husband Andy Wyatt, Victor Tovar, Gina Huerta and Arthur Monterrubio, Fortunato and his wife Ying Tovar, numerous nieces and nephews, eleven grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father Thomas Brancon King, his mother Molly Mae Bales, brothers Thomas Lynn King, Homer Sylvester King, Curtis Wayne King, and sisters Alma Louise Langston, and Lillie Mae Bryan.

Funeral services will be held at American Heritage Funeral Home, 10710 Veterans Memorial Drive, Houston, Texas on August 4th, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. with burial to follow at Houston National Cemetery at 11:00 a.m.