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Vernon “Sonny” King, son of Glen and Mary (Stringham) King, was born January 8, 1941 in Mount Ayr, Iowa. Sonny graduated from high school. He served his country in the US Army for 3 years and 6 months. He was with John Deere in Afton and had his own construction company.

Sonny passed away November 28, 2015 at Creston Specialty Care in Creston, Iowa.

Survivors include a brother and many friends.

Mr. King was cremated and a celebration of life service will be held later. His cremains will be interred at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery at Van Meter, Iowa after those services.

Watson-Armstrong Funeral Home in Mount Ayr is assisting the family and online condolences may be left at

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