Larry R. King, 76, of Hampton, passed away Friday, November 20, 2020, at his home in Hampton. He was born July 30, 1944, in Albia, Iowa, to Ross Albert and Mildred D. (Gragg) King.
Larry attended schools in Albia. He was united in marriage to Ester Larson on June 26, 1999. Larry worked for a sanitation company in Ottumwa before moving to Hampton in 2010. He loved race cars; even had a stock car of his own. Larry also enjoyed fishing and loved spending time with his family.
Larry is survived by his wife Ester King of Hampton; children Larry King Jr., Richard King, Michael King, Mary Gerlich, Rex Alloway and Ryan Alloway; sister Shirley Besco of Sigourney; nephew Kevin (Mary) Besco and his family; nephew Darron (Jamie) Besco and his family; niece Shannon (Brian) Johnson and her family; along with numerous cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents Ross King and Mildred Bettis, stepfather Marsh Bettis, sister Mabel (Richard) Lepley, brother Dwight Eugene King and brother-in-law John Besco.
Cremation rites have been accorded. No services will be held at this time.
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