1928 - Alderson High School - 1968



Herman King - Obituary

January 21, 2015

Herman King of Glouchester, Virginia died January 21, 2015, of Congestive Heart Failure in a Glouchester Nursing Home. Mr. King was 85 Years old.

He was the son of Robert King and Eva Walkup King of Wolf Creek Mountain near Alderson. He is survived by several cousins and nieces and nephews.

He had a career in broadcasting starting with WRON in Ronceverte and ending in the Tidewater area of Virginia as a highly respected Radio Commentator. He was a brilliant man with a keen intellect and a sharp wit.

A member of the Class of 1949 of AHS, he was a respected and loved member of that group, He returned often for the Homecoming Festivities of the Fourth of July Celebration in Alderson. He was often the guest of Jim and Betty (Pitzer) Johnson at those times.

Note: Herman was a prolific writer and sent the Aldersonian 67 articles over the years, which can be accessed through the Author's page at this link.

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