Monday, April 02, 2007

Army Staff Sgt. Bradley D. King

Remember Our Heroes

Army Staff Sgt. Bradley D. King, 28, of Marion, Ind.

SSgt. King was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 152nd Infantry Regiment, 76th Infantry Brigade, Marion, Ind.; died April 2, 2007 in Amiriyah, Iraq, of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

Staff Sgt. Bradley D. King, 28, LaFontaine, passed away on April 2, 2007 in Al Amiriyah, Iraq. He lived in LaFontaine with his wife, Adrian (Stepler) King and son, Daethan King. He was born to Wayne Darnell & Paula S. (Goble) King on February 19, 1979 in Marion, where his parents survive. He was a 1998 graduate of Mississinewa High School. He was serving his country in the United States Indiana Army National Guard. He worked at the Marion Armory as a Automotive Technician. He was a member of the American Legion Post 10 and A BATE.

Along with his wife, son, & parents he is also survived by, four brothers, Phillips L. King (Robin) of LaFonatine, Rex Aaron King (Carol) of Gas City, Kenneth Eugene King of Marion, and Joe King of Marion, a sister, Mrs. Jim (Mary Ann) Myers of Portland, maternal grandparents, Paul & Liz Goble of Gas City, and seven nieces & nephews. He was preceded in death by two uncles, Doug Goble & Mike Carroll, and grandparents, Gene & Joyce Carroll.

Services will be 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 12, 2007 at Sunnycrest Baptist Church 2172 W. Chapel Pike, Marion, Indiana 46952. Officiating the services will be Pastor Gary Bingham. Burial will be in the LaFontaine IOOF Cemetery in LaFontaine, Indiana 46940.

Visitation for family and friends will be from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m at Sunnycrest Baptist Church in Marion, Indiana.

Army Staff Sgt. Bradley D. King was killed in action on 4/2/07.

1 comment:

Joe Spoon said...

I was at his memorial in Ramadi Iraq. I will never forget it. My thoughts and prayers to his family.