John Douglas “Jack” King

    • John Douglas “Jack” King
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    We regret to advise of the death of John Douglas “Jack” King of Herring Cove, NS on 16 October 2017 at the age of 96 years.

    Jack was born Yarmouth, NS and went to school in Yarmouth, Weymouth, and Kentville, NS. He was a veteran of the Second World War and served with the Royal Canadian Engineers principally on the West Coast of Canada. After the war, he worked with Dominion Atlantic Railways and Halifax Transfer, a trucking company, in Kentville.  After finishing a business course at Maritime Business College, Jack went to work with the Provincial Government; first with the Department of Highways and Public Works and then with the Office of the Auditor General, until his retirement.

    At Jack’s request, there will be no visitation. A funeral service will be held on 23 October at 11 a.m.  at the J. Albert Walker Funeral Home Chapel, in Herring Cove. A reception will follow with interment will be in St. Paul’s Cemetery, Herring Cove. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of choice. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting {dcDec17kh} [ zsd, zsp]