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Record #: R2010-1203   
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Intro date: 11/3/2010 Current Controlling Legislative Body:
Final action: 11/3/2010
Title: Tribute to late Albert V. King
Sponsors: Beale, Anthony
Attachments: 1. R2010-1203.pdf
TRIBUTE TO THE LIFE OF ALBERT V. KING

WHEREAS, Almighty God, in His Infinite Wisdom, has granted Albert V. King, outstanding citizen and beloved friend, to eternal life on September 10, 2010; and

WHEREAS, Albert V. King began his mortal life on February 22, 1939 in Prentiss, Mississippi. He was the only child born to the union of Corine and David King. He was affectionately known as "AV" by his family members and friends. The King Family moved to Cleveland, Ohio and then to Chicago in the early 1940. He accepted Christ as his personal Savior at an early age and participated joyously with the congregation at Prayer Garden C.O.G.I.C.; and

WHEREAS, Albert V. King attended Sherwood Elementary School, Englewood High School and Dunbar Trade School. He served his country proudly in the United States Army and then the Army Reserve receiving an Honorable Discharge in 1964; and

WHEREAS, Albert was a welder for North American Car Corporation for twenty-six years and later worked as a plant manager for Chicago Printing Press from which he retired in 2001; and

WHEREAS, Albert and the former Rochelle J. Osborn were united in marriage in 1956 and had three children. In 1964 he married the former Barbara L. Hardy and to their union four children were born; a daughter, Elicia predeceased him. In addition AV and Barbara adopted and raised their niece and nephew. AV and Barbara shared forty- five years of Wedded Bliss, Barbara made her transition in 2009; and

WHEREAS, Among his many talents, Albert V. King was known for his barbequing, he was called the "King of the Grill" by all who experienced his mouth-watering food. He enjoyed fishing, gardening and was always a good fix-it dad; and

WHEREAS, The hard work, sacrifice and dedication of Albert V. King serve as an example to all. His love of life and ability to live it to the fullest endeared Albert to his family members, friends and all who knew him, and enabled him to enrich their lives in ways they will never forget; and

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