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James Allan King


James Allan King, of Medina, passed away peacefully Tuesday, February 27, 2018. He was born at Rideau Ferry, Ontario, Canada on October 27, 1928, to the late William and Ida (nee Wilson) King.

James came to the United States in 1953 and he quickly began working at a construction company, paving concrete streets. In 1974, Jim established J.A. King Corporation. As owner and president, he went on to build over a thousand of miles of streets in northern Ohio. Jim retired from his company in 1991.

James is survived by his beloved wife of nearly 70 years, Irene (nee Cota) King; children, Linda King, Donna Herr, and Lisa (Brian) Davis; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Family will receive friends from 3 to 6 P.M., Sunday, March 4, 2018 at Waite and Son Funeral Home, 765 N. Court St., Medina. A funeral service will be held at 11 A.M., Monday, March 5, 2018 at the funeral home. Chaplain Tom Heil will officiate. Burial will follow at Spring Grove Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Compassionate Care Hospice, 300 N. Cleveland Massillon Rd., Akron, OH 44333.

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