Malcolm King

Malcolm King

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Malcolm Douglas King, 70, passed away peacefully at home on the morning of December 27, 2017 in St. Louis, MO. Malcolm was born on April 19, 1947  Malcolm is survived by his sons Eric (Alicia) and Jason, his grandson Colin and his granddaughter Elizabeth Miko. Two four legged grandsons, Watson and Holmes.
He was the proud son of the late Vernon and Marian(nee Detzel).  Brother of Virginia, William and Dixie(Miller), and Robert. Uncle to Brian and Trevor Miller, Audrey and Ian King.
Best friend  of Dennis J. Palazzolo.
Malcolm enjoyed spending time with his grandkids, friends, neighbors, and the Cleveland High School luncheons. Malcolm’s favorite past times were cars, hot rods, model cars, WWII tanks and airplanes, watching old movies, reading books, telling stories and anything to do with trivia. Malcolm had the gift of the gab.

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  1. Jason Smith says:

    Very sorry for your loss! I feel very lucky to have known Malcolm, big guy always made me laugh. He was definitely never short on words. He’ll be missed!

  2. Rick Rossomanno says:

    It still doesn’t seem real. I never “got” the car thing but one thing I can say is that when we were kids NO ONE could put together a model car better than Malcolm. His models were soooooo authentic. I miss our mock arguments and laughing so loud we made the walls shake. I’ll just bet the next loud noises you hear coming from the sky are his booming laughs. RIP you crazy bastard!

  3. Bill and Eva Bailey says:

    We are so sorry for your loss. Losing a parent is a tough thing to get through. May your memories of him bring you comfort. We love you.

  4. Kevin zinselmeier says:

    Nicest guy in the world he will be missed known him for years

  5. Virginia King says:

    I will always miss you. I love you so much. Mom and Dad and Grandma King must be so very happy to have you by their side once again.

    Love, Gin

  6. JoAnn Colvin says:

    He will be missed. He always made me smile. May you rest in peace, my friend!

  7. Gary Lambur says:

    So sorry again for your loss Eric and to your entire family .Malcolm was such a charismatic person that I got to experience very early in my life .Some of his stories were classics that I still remember to this day .Rest in peace Malcolm….

  8. Dixie Miller says:

    I will always miss you but I know you’re now at peace. I’ll always have you near since the best thing you left here are your 2 sons Eric and Jason, grandkids Colin and Miko. Thanks That’s the best most creative thing you EVER did. RIP bro and I’ll see you down the road. Love always, Dixie

  9. Sergio Russomanno says:

    I met Malcolm in Facebook through my cousin, Rick Rossomanno. Though I never had the pleasure to meet him in person, I always enjoyed our exchanges. Malcolm was a compassionate, warm human being with a terrific sense of humour. I will miss him.
    My most sincere sympathies to all his loved ones.
    Sergio Russomanno

  10. Bill Schmidt says:

    Malcolm, about 55 years ago our meeting was somehow engineered by a fate, with a real sense of humor, given we were in the same confirmation class. Our reconnecting was some great event at the CHS ALUMNI PICNIC.
    To Malcolm’s family, doing with out him is a tragedy, God Bless all.

  11. David Iwasyszyn says:

    Malcolm was one of kind. Always enjoyed hearing his stories.. Always had a smile on his face.

  12. Kurt & Nancy says:

    We are sorry for your loss. Malcom sounds like he lived life well. Prayers for peace to those who love him, as you grieve his passing and continue to celebrate his life in your memories.

  13. Gus & Donna Werner says:

    Malcolm – you will be missed by so many Dutchmen friends. It won’t be the same not seeing you at the lunches and picnics. But you will always be there in the memories of fellow Classmates!

    Donna (CHS ‘67) & Gus (Cental ‘64) Werner