Elmer D. King

Oct 22 1939
Jul 13 2021
81 Years

Elmer D. King, 81, of Atglen passed away at his home on Tuesday, July 13, 2021. Born in Reading, Pennsylvania he was the son of the late Elmer King and Elizabeth (Stoltzfus) King Ennis. He was the beloved husband of Dorothy L. (Keller) King with whom he shared 59 years of marriage. 

Elmer was employed as an assembly line worker for the Chrysler Corporation of Newark, Delaware, and later served as a supervisor for West Fallowfield Township. He was an active member of Faith Bible Chapel located in Cochranville.

In addition to his wife he is survived by two daughters; Sandra L. (King) Zook and husband Sam of Atglen and Shelley (King) Burbridge of Ocean Pines, MD, six grandchildren; Blake Zook of Atglen, Trent Zook and wife Courtney of Ephrata, Ethan Burbridge of Washington D.C., Aaron, Ryan, and Sean Burbridge of Baltimore, MD, one great-grandchild, Winifred Book. Additionally, he is survived by his siblings; Priscilla Herr of Ephrata, Miriam Stoltzfus of Hicksville, Ohio, Ruth Cavuto of Coatesville, PA, and Darlene Hurst of Huntington, PA. Preceded in death by brothers, Jerry and Lester King, sisters, Anna Mary Yoder and Verna Newswanger and stepfather, John Ennis. 

Friends and family are invited to attend a visitation period from 6 to 8 PM on Sunday, July 18, 2021, taking place at Faith Bible Chapel, 140 Bernard Avenue, Cochranville, PA 19330

A Funeral Service will be held at 11 AM on Monday, July 19, 2021, at Faith Bible Chapel, 140 Bernard Avenue, Cochranville, PA 19330. There will be a visitation period taking place from 10 AM until the start of the funeral. Interment will directly follow at Glen Run Cemetery in Atglen.  

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Wilde Funeral Home of Parkesburg. Online condolences can be posted at www.wildefuneralhome.com 


Service Date: 
Jul 19 2021 - 11:00am
Service Location: 
Faith Bible Chapel, 140 Bernard Avenue, Cochranville, PA 19330


We have lost one of the greatest men a Husband a Father a Uncle and a Grandfather, Uncle Elmer. He was and is one of the  most Loving and caring men you would have meet he would give his shirt of his back for you if you needed, he would be there in heartbeat with no complaints just with passion and care, He always greeted you with open arms in his home.

humor : The one thing Elmer Struggled with he always wanted to have a wrestling match with me when I was a youth poor guy never could beet me lol 😂

Beside the humor we all know who was a true champion was and is Uncle Elmer King. I already miss you and I love you,

My Thoughts & Prayers 🙏🙏 go to the King Family I love you all.

love Mark Greenleaf 


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Dottie & family, It's been a long time. I remember you & Elmer from our volleyball days. Lifting your family in prayer. Keep fond memories close to your heart. God is our refuge and strength.


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Dottie & family, I did not attend Elmer's services, but much love & prayers were sent your way. Mary Ann.


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