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William H. 'Rusty' King
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William H. “Rusty” King, a retired Bremerton School District teacher, passed away at home in Eagle Point, Oregon, on Aug. 17. He was 86.

He was born in Union Town, Washington, on Jan. 26, 1928 to Dorothea (Juhnke) and William E. King.

Rusty taught in the Bremerton School District for 30 years and is fondly remembered by many of his students as a wonderful math and social studies teacher.

Rusty fished commercially in Alaska into his 70s, and will be remembered most for his generosity, kindness, and love for life.

He is survived by his wife, Victoria Keefer-King; sisters, Dorothea Joan Baxter and Mary Jane Baxter; son, Randall King; and daughters, Robin King and Sheri Ward.

Memorial service is scheduled for Sept. 13, 2 p.m. at Silverdale Lutheran Church, 1701 Ridgepoint Drive NW, in Silverdale. In lieu of flowers, please donate to your favorite charity.

— Family of William H. “Rusty” King


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