Jerry G. King, 65, passed away Dec. 15, 2007. Survived by his wife of 41 years, Carol King; children, Sandra (Joel) Holt of Camden, Ark., James (Leslie) King of Keller, Texas and Karen (Tony) Burks of Denver; sister, Betty Jo King of Colorado Springs; and grandchildren, Caroline Holt, Josephine Holt, Xavier Burks, Isaac Holt and Isabelle Holt. Preceded in death by his parents, James and Ruth King; and brothers, William James King and Larry Lee King. Jerry was born Aug. 21, 1942, in Calhan, Colo. He served in the U.S. Army during the Viet Nam Era. Jerry was the Chief Financial Officer for Robert Hoag Rawlings Public Library. He enjoyed coin collecting, gardening and woodworking. Jerry, along with his wife, were actively involved with the Pueblo Symphony. He was also past president of Rosemount Museum. As per his request, there will be no viewing. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, 2007, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with Pastor Mark Crates officiating. Military honors by Pueblo Veterans' Ritual Team and interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Those who desire may make memorials to Sangre de Cristo Hospice or charity of choice, through the funeral home. Online condolences,

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  1. Dear Carol, Our deepest sympathies go to you and your family during this difficult time. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.

  2. Carol, My deepest sympathies to you and your family. Through your faith may you find strength, grace and peace. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  3. We are praying that God blesses you with His perfect peace in the midst of your sorrow. We are so sorry for your loss.

  4. Karen & Carol-

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and the whole family at this time of loss. He will be missed and was a wonderful man. Sorry I could not be there. May he rest in Peace.

  5. Carol, Karen and families – While our prayers for you continue, I hope that your faith provides you all with comfort during this difficult time. Your demonstrations of love for Jerry throughout his life will remain with him forever.

  6. Sandra & family, I am so sorry to hear of your father passing away. Our prayers will be with you and your family during this difficult time. God bless you all!

  7. Sandra,
    I am sorry to hear of your father’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time.

  8. Dear Sandra and Family,

    We were saddened to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family at this difficult time.

  9. Carol,
    I am very saddened to hear of your loss as are Linda and the kids. Our hearts go out to you and your family and want you to know you are all in our prayers. If there is anything you need, please let us know.

    God Bless,
    Rudy, Linda, Rudy Jr., Raul & Niki

  10. “Neither height not depth, nor anything else in creation will be able to separate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus”
    Please know that I am praying for you,

  11. Sandra & Family,
    I’m very sorry to hear of your loss. Please accept my condolences during this difficult time. I trust that Jerry is looking down over you in the days ahead.

    Brian Moore

  12. Carol and Sandy,

    I am so sorry about Jerry, and the difficult time you all have endured, and the ache of missing him you are going through.

    Catherine Holt

  13. Sandra,

    I am so sorry to hear about your dad. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time.

    Kelly Belt

  14. Carol and family,
    I am so sorry to hear of your loss. We will keep you and your family in our thoughts and prayers.
    Matt and Jami Otis

  15. this message is from all the soldier of the Original North Richland Hills Cartel. Your family is in our prayers

  16. On behalf of Girl Scouts of Colorado, we extend our deepest condolences to Carol and the King family. Jerry will be dearly missed. His generosity, stewardship, and kindness have left a positive and lasting impact on countless individuals throughout Southeastern Colorado.

  17. please accept my condolences in your time of need and always know that God has a plan, its was his will that Mr. King was called home Bless your family at this time.

  18. I am sorry for your loss Jerry had been my boss and friend for several years at the Library. I learned alot from him, which kept me working at the Library as long as I did. We talk alot about coins, rifles, construction and bugeting. I will sadly miss him.

  19. Dear Carol:
    I just wanted you to know that lots of us in Denver are thinking of you. May the love and support of your family, help you through this very difficult time. If there is anything we can do, pleaselet us know. With love & prayers. Jackie

  20. Dearest Carol and family..We are so shocked and sorry to read your note today. You have our deepest sympathy and sorrow. We will let the rest of our family know. May you feel God’s strong arms around you forever. Will keep in touch. We send our love and prayers,
    Toni and Jim

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