A final salute to an American Hero: Lloyd A. King


Mr. King Salute

The veteran community will gather to bid a final salute to their friend and patriot, Lloyd A. King, who passed away on March 27, 2018 in Kimberling City, Missouri after a short illness.

Mr. King’s final resting place is in Arlington National Cemetery.

Lloyd A. King served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. As squad leader with B CO, 2ND BN, 327TH INFANTRY, 101 ABN DIV “No Slack”; he served in Cam Ranh Bay, Ben Hoa, I-Corp, and the A Shau Valley.

For his combat service in Vietnam, Ssgt King was awarded the following medals: Silver Star Medal, Bronze Star medal with a “V” for valor, Purple Heart, National Defense Service medal, Combat Infantry Badge, Vietnam Campaign medal, Vietnam Service medal, Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Gold Star and 2 Air Medals.

The memorial service, sponsored by the Military Order of the Purple Heart, William Mackenzie Chapter 504, is scheduled

for 9 am on Saturday, June 9, 2018.

The event will be held Walters Funeral Home 2424 N. University Ave Lafayette, La.

The public is invited to attend. For more information: vetmom01@aol.com or (337) 230-3513.

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