ELLENBURG CENTER — Patrick J. King, 72, of Bradley Pond Road, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh. He was born in Dannemora, N.Y., on Nov. 12, 1940, the son of Walter and Laura King.
Patrick married the former Sandra LaClair on June 23, 1962 at St. Edmund's Church in Ellenburg. He worked as a lineman for the I.B.E.W. Local 1249 and also had worked as an electrician.
Patrick loved nature and enjoyed fishing, hunting and trapping in the wilderness, gardening and canning. He was an avid woodworker and enjoyed spending time building different things.
Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Sandra King of Ellenburg Center; one son, Stuart King and his wife Sherry of Ellenburg Center; four daughters, Michelle King and her companion Melvin Lashway of Mooers Forks, Amy Rock and her companion Mike Dupis of Ellenburg Center, Nichole Miller and her husband Richard of Ellenburg Center, and Heidi King and her companion Brad Magoon of Ellenburg Center; a son-in-law, Shane Rock of Champlain; one brother, Paul King of Ellenburg Center; two sisters, Bernice Patnode of Wingdale, N.Y., and Phyllis Tricks and her husband Art of Daton, Ohio; his grandchildren, Rachel and Seth King, Brittany (Lashway) Lafountain, Cory and Jamie Rock, Patrick Miller, Courtney Lamberton, and Parker, Rylee and Zoey Magoon; his great-grandchildren, Dane Lafountain, Skylar and Kenna Magoon, and Carson and Cassidy Rock; three special friends, Dolan Finlayson, Maynard Monette, and Leon Poupore; and several nieces and nephews. Additionally, we would like to thank his wound care nurses for their ongoing excellent care.
He was predeceased by three brothers, Bill, Dave, and Walt King; and one sister, Verna Seney.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 18, at the Rabideau Funeral Home in Ellenburg. Burial will follow in St. Joseph's Cemetery in Dannemora. Following the burial a reception will take place at the Ellenburg Center Fire Department.
Donations in his memory may be made to the American Diabetes Association.
Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting www.rabideaufuneralhome.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted into the caring hands of the Rabideau Funeral Home, 5614 Route 11, Ellenburg.