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Charles King

May 28, 1942 — December 4, 2022

Charles H. King, 80, of Greensburg, passed away on Sunday, December 4, 2022 at UPMC Mercy Hospital. He was born May 28, 1942 in Latrobe, PA, son of the late Herbert E. King and Helen N. King. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Susan L. King. He is survived by his three devoted children: Steven King, Jennifer (King) Wilson and her husband Randy, Michelle (King) Cushey and her husband Karl, 5 adoring grandchildren: Sarah (Cushey) Hughes and her husband Marc, Julia Cushey and her husband Paul Gray, Austin Cushey, Aden King and Carlie King, plus 3 great grandchildren, Naomi and Melody Gray, and Joey Hughes. He is also survived by his brother Robert King and wife Gail of Fredericksburg, VA and sister Marilyn (King) Bellaire and husband Doug of Lynchburg, VA.

Chuck was a 50 year member of the First Presbyterian Church of Greensburg, 1976 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelors in Business Management, longtime member of ARRL American Relay Radio League: WB3AMR, Life Member of BPO Elks and volunteer at the Pennsylvania Trolley Museum. He was a devoted Mason until he laid down his working tools. He was a member of Shidle Masonic Lodge 601 of Irwin, past Master of Westmoreland Lodge 518 of Greensburg, Royal Arch Chapter Bushy Run No.192, Council Royal Select No. 1 Washington, Kedron Commandery Knights Templar No. 18, Valley of Pittsburgh - Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, Syria Shrine - Pittsburgh and Tall Cedars of Lebanon - Forest 77. Before retiring, he had a long career at Westinghouse Electric Corp. as a Network Business Analyst, and also worked for Sony Electronics.

Charles King was known for his kindness, strength and honor. His dedication to church, the masons and the preservation of the Pennsylvania Trolley Museum, was a lifelong mission that earned him many friends throughout his lifetime. He will be remembered most as a man who loved and cared for his entire family, a husband who dearly loved his wife, a devoted father who was our rock, and a grandfather and great-grandfather that brought love and smiles into the hearts of us all.

Family and friends will be received from 4 to 7 pm on Wednesday, December 14, at Kepple-Graft Funeral Home, 524 North Main Street, Greensburg. A Masonic service will be held at 6 pm Wednesday in the funeral home by members of Shidle Lodge # 601. A funeral service for Chuck will be held at 11 am on Thursday, December 15, in the First Presbyterian Church, 300 South Main Street, Greensburg with Rev. Dr. Martin Ankrum officiating. Everyone is asked to please go directly to the church. Interment will follow in St. Clair Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Pennsylvania Trolley Museum, https://pa-trolley.org/capital-campaign/ For online condolences, please visit www.kepplegraft.com

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Wednesday, December 14, 2022

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Kepple Graft Funeral Home

524 N Main St, Greensburg, PA 15601

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Funeral Service

Thursday, December 15, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

First Presbyterian Church

300 S Main St, Greensburg, PA 15601

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