Theodore P. King, 87, of Payson, died March 1, 2002. He was born Dec. 8, 1913, in Avoca, Iowa.
Mr. King was a decorated World War II hero, retiring from Hill Air Force Base.
Survivors include his wife, Mary C. King of Payson; two daughters, Lois Bartlett of Layton, Utah and Velma Henry of Beavercreek, Ohio; two sons, David King of Boston, Mass. and Ronald King of Payson; two brothers, Samuel King and Hugh King; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers Robert and Ralph King.
Visitation will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 6 with services following at 11 a.m. at Messinger Payson Funeral Home.
Burial will be in Mountain Meadows Memorial Park.
Donations can be made to Payson Area Habitat for Humanity, 1013 S. Goodfellow Road, Payson, AZ 85541.