Hugh Ray King, 77, Vero Beach

Hugh Ray King, 77, died June 21, 2011, at his home.

He was a lifetime resident of Vero Beach.

He was a Navy Special Forces veteran of the Korean War, where he served as a diver and earned a Presidential Citation from Harry Truman and a Purple Heart.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Jane King, of Vero Beach; daughters, Kelly Hall, of Vero Beach, Mary Gayle Sullivan, of Gilbert, Ariz., Bobbi Leigh Floyd, of Tullahoma, Tenn., Carol Sites, of Vero Beach; sister, Phyllis Elliott, of Titusville; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Memorial contributions may be made to Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice Foundation, 1110 35th Lane, Vero Beach, FL 32960.

A memorial service will be conducted later.

Burial will be at Winter Beach Cemetery.

Arrangements are by Strunk Funeral Home and Crematory, Vero Beach.

A guestbook is available at

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