George King


George King (1933 - 2018) was born on 23 May in Leicester, the third of four children. He trained firstly as a painter and decorator but, after his National Service, became an electrician and remained in this profession until his retirement. After his retirement, he volunteered at the community centre in Croydon and became President of the Residents’ Association. He married wife Marilyn in London and they had three children: Trevor, Johanna, and Debbie, before their separation.
Celebrant and tribute contributor: Felicity Harvest.
Tribute to George King delivered at a Humanist funeral arranged by their family, (2018).