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Richard A. "Whitey" King

January 31, 1940 January 25, 2019
Richard A. "Whitey" King
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Obituary for Richard A. "Whitey" King

Richard A. “Whitey” King, age 78, of Oak Brook, IL and Sarasota, FL; beloved husband of Molly, nee Hurley; loving father of Kelly Ann King-Taylor and father-in-law of Jay Taylor; cherished grandpadge of Clarke Frances; dear son of the late William J. King Sr. and the late Margaret Patricia King; fond brother of James (Martica) King, the late William J. (Dee) King Jr., the late Robert (the late Jane) King, the late Michael King; brother-in-law of Honey (George Gfroerer) Hurley and Lawrence G. (Mary Jo) Martin; uncle of many nieces and nephews.

Whitey was a former director and long-time member of the Chicago Board of Trade.

Visitation Thursday, January 31st, 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home, 203 S. Marion St., Oak Park. Prayers Friday, February 1st, 9:45 a.m. from the funeral home to St. Luke Church for Mass at 10:30 a.m. Private interment All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines. In lieu of flowers, memorials to The Roskamp Institute, 2040 Whitfield Ave., Sarasota, FL 34243 or The Well of Mercy, 6339 N. Fairfield Ave., Chicago, IL 60659 are appreciated.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

31

Jan

3:00 PM 1/31/2019 3:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 1/31/2019 8:00:00 PM
Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home

203 South Marion Street
Oak Park, IL 60302

Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home
203 South Marion Street Oak Park 60302 IL
United States

Prayer Service

Friday

1

Feb

9:45 AM 2/1/2019 9:45:00 AM
Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home

203 South Marion Street
Oak Park, IL 60302

Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home
203 South Marion Street Oak Park 60302 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Friday

1

Feb

10:30 AM 2/1/2019 10:30:00 AM
St. Luke Church

7600 Lake St.
River Forest, IL 60305

St. Luke Church
7600 Lake St. River Forest 60305 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

All Saints Cemetery Final Resting Place

700 North River Road
Des Plaines, IL 60016

700 North River Road Des Plaines 60016 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

The Roskamp Institute

2040 Whitfield Avenue
Sarasota, FL 34243

The Well of Mercy

6339 North Fairfield Avenue
Chicago, IL 60659
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