Seymour Phylo King, a resident of Gold Beach, Oregon, passed away on Feb. 23, 2018, at the age of 82 in Rogers, Arkansas, surrounded by family and loved ones.
Seymour was born in Oakland, California, to Sherman and Lillian (Owens) King on June 23, 1935. He was preceded in death by his wife Donna May (Watkins) King of 50 years and his son Kevin Seymour King. He is survived by his wife Imogene Looney of 12 years.
Seymour and Imogene were members of Gold Beach Church of Christ.
Seymour retired from Southern California Edison Company as a line clearance supervisor. In the 1950’s he worked with his father, Sherman King, in the construction of U.S. Highway 101 in Humboldt County. He also worked logging redwoods and worked lumber mills.
He enjoyed deep sea fishing and crabbing.
Seymour is survived by his daughter Charlene Patterson of Medford; sons Steven King and his wife Lorraine (Ricalde) King of San Diego, California, and Danny King of Grover Beach, California.
He leaves behind six grandchildren: Jeremy Patterson, Jaclyn (Patterson) Schwartz, Jesse King, Joshua King, Sonia King and Sandra (King) Byrd. In addition, Seymour leaves behind five great grandchildren: Xavier and Charlie Schwartz and Brayden, Tatum and Brodie Bryd.