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Laurence Steven King

November 11, 1959 - September 20, 2014

Laurence Steven King, 54, of Springfield died at 10:04 pm on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at St. John’s Hospital. He was born on November 11, 1959 in Jacksonville, IL to Ellis Luther and Nancy Jean Long King, Jr.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Steven graduated from Springfield High School and served in the US Army as a Petroleum Supply Specialist from 1978-80.

Surviving are a brother, Tim L. Thornton of Springfield; a sister, Terrie Lynne King-Fisher of Acworth, GA; two half brothers, Evan Duane (Amanda) King of Kansas City, KS and Eric B. (Deana) King of Oak Forest, IL and half sister, Rhonda (Chris) King-Milligan of Petersburg.

Graveside Service: 12:00 pm Friday, September 26, 2014 at Camp Butler National Cemetery with Vaughn Beeman officiating and where military honors will be conducted.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the family of Laurence Steven King to assist with expenses.

Service Information

Date: Friday, September 26, 2014

Time: 12:00 pm

Camp Butler National Cemetery


5063 Camp Butler Road, Springfield, IL, 62707

(217) 492-4070 Map

Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to the family of  Laurence Steven King to assist with expenses.

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