Ruth A. King

February 24, 2010

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202 W. Maple Street Willard OH 44890 2/28/2010 14:00:00

Visitation 2:
2/25/2010 11:00:00

25 W. Perry Street Willard OH 44890 3/1/2010 11:00:00

Ruth A. “Butter” King, age 82, of Willard, passed away Wednesday, February 24, 2010 at the Stein Hospice in Sandusky, Ohio. She was born November 7, 1927 in Willard, Ohio to the late Harry and Hazel (Kuhn) Jones. She was a court reporter and retired from the Huron County Common Pleas Court in Norwalk. She was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church where she was part of the St. Vincent DePaul Society, RCIA and the 55 Plus Club.
She is survived by two sons, Tom (Nancy) King of Willard and Mike (Lana) King of Willard; two daughters, Patty King of Willard and Susan Moore of Covina, CA; eight grandchildren, Stephany Burkhalter, Angela and Kari King, Mikara Gallegos, Tim Moore, Michael King, Andrew and Nicole Blankenship; five great-grandchildren, Brentan Ryman, Alexander Burkhalter, Jacob Gallegos, Alexander King and Emma Delinger; one brother Paul (JoAnn) Jones of Willard; one sister Betty Daniel of Willard; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She is preceded in death by her parents; one brother, James Jones and one sister, Helen Kay Hass.
Visitation will be Sunday, February 28, 2010 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the Secor Funeral Home in Willard. The funeral mass will be Monday, March 1, 2010 at 11 AM at the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Willard, with Fr. Stanley S. Szybka officiating. Burial will be at the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Willard. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Francis Xavier Church or Stein Hospice in Sandusky. Online condolences may be made to the family at


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Neil McKown - Mar 1, 2010

Dear King Family: Please accept my heartfelt condolences in the loss of your Mother. “Ruthie” was a dear and gracious lady who meant a great deal to me. I am certain she will be missed and you are quite fortunate to have had her in your lives.

Vickie (Blankenship) Meske - Mar 1, 2010

Patty and King Family: My sincerest sympathy on your loss. Ruth was a very special lady who will be missed by many. You are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Kathy Jones Hoffman - Feb 28, 2010

Aunt Ruth, my godmother, was so dear to me. I have so many wonderful memories of her both as a child and as an adult. She always had a warm smile, an infectious laugh, and the most giving heart. I will miss her so much. All my love to you.

Bill Ritchie - Feb 27, 2010

I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. Loving memories will live forever. Bill Ritchie

Cynthia Lewellen Branham - Feb 26, 2010

To the King family,
Please accept our condolences on the passing of your mother. What a lovely lady she was! I remember her laugh so fondly. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with the family. Please also accept the condolences of my parents, Herb and Hazel Lewellen.
Dennis and Cynthia Lewellen Branham
Summertown, Tennessee

Tammy Martin - Feb 26, 2010

Tom and Family: My sincerest sympathy on the loss of your Mother. Ruth was such a wonderful person. My prayers are with you and the family.

muriel johnson - Feb 26, 2010

To the King family.
My sincere condolences in the loss of your loved one. My thoughts and prayers are with you and all your family.

Ken and Donna Hay - Feb 26, 2010

To the family of Ruth,
You have our sympathy on your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Mary and Lenny Branham - Feb 25, 2010

To the King family, We are so sorry for your loss.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Rita (Reed) Faidley - Feb 25, 2010

Paul and family, so sorry to hear about your loss.
Jan Novak and I were just remembering you and Jo Ann, not long ago. Wondering how your family was doing.
Your in our Prayers.

Larry and Yvonne Fowler - Feb 25, 2010

Tom King and family, So sorry to read of your loss. Our prayers are with you. God bless all.

Don and Donna Myers - Feb 25, 2010

Our deepest sympathy to the family of Ruth Ann. How we all would love to hear her laugh one more time. What a great LADY!