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Claude "Gene" King

September 1, 1927 — August 20, 2013

Claude “Gene” King, age 86, of French Lick, Indiana passed away August 20th, 2013 at Medco Health and Rehabilitation in French Lick, Indiana.

He was born on September 1st, 1927 to Claude Emmitt and Mary Olive “Followell” King.

He married Renolda Morrow on August 5th, 1950.

He was preceded in death by his parents, (2) Brothers, (2) Sisters and (1) Grandson.

Gene was a member of the West Baden First Baptist Church and graduated from Bedford High School in 1946.

He was the florist for the French Lick Springs Resort for 33 years.  

He is survived by:

Wife                                 Renolda King                                   French Lick, Indiana

(1) Son Danny King (Orpha) French Lick, Indiana

(3) Daughters Cathy Huzvar Carmel, Indiana
        Pam Oakley (Brian) Paoli, Indiana
        Missy Burton (Bill) French Lick, Indiana

(8) Grandchildren (3) Great-Grandchildren

The funeral service will be held at 10:00 AM on Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 at the West Baden First Baptist Church in West Baden Springs, Indiana. Friends may call from 5:00 – 7:00 PM on Wednesday, August 21st, 2013 at the Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home and from 9:00 AM until the time of service on Thursday at the church.

Jim Tritle will officiate.

Burial will follow at the Mount Lebanon Cemetery in French Lick, Indiana.

In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorial donations be made to the Angel Foundation C/O Hoosier Uplands or to the Mount Lebanon Cemetery Fund.  

Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home 9640 W. State Rd. 56 French Lick, In. 47432
Condolences may be made by e-mail to , on our Facebook page at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home or at our website –
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Claude "Gene" King, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Wednesday, August 21, 2013

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

West Baden First Baptist Church

Broadway St, West Baden Springs, IN

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