gregory king
Gregory Allen King, 52, a loving father, of Weirton, passed away Thursday, September 23, 2010 in the Valley Hospice Care Center South, Wheeling, WV. Born February 25, 1958 in Steubenville, OH, he was a son of Patricia Thompson King of Steubenville and the late Emerson King, Jr.. Greg worked at the night manager for the Colliers Way Exxon. He was formerly employed at Neo Industries, where he was a foreman and truck driver. He served his country in the US Navy. Golfing, NASCAR Racing, crossword puzzles, picking at the guitar, and Jamboree in the Hills where among his favorite pastimes. In addition to his mother, Greg is survived by his sons Gregory King, Jr. of New Cumberland, WV, Christopher King and his wife Meghan of Hopedale, OH, R. P. King and Joshua King both of Steubenville, OH; a brother Richard King and his wife Shari of Wintersville, OH; sister Holli Veltri and her husband Frank of Weirton and three grandchildren Julianna, Ryan and Molly; nieces and nephews. Friends will be received Sunday 4-7 PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton where funeral services will be celebrated 11 AM Monday Interment will follow in the Union Cemetery, Steubenville. Share tributes and memories at

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  1. Rick, I am saddened to hear of your loss. I have lost two brothers already and completely understand what you are going through. Please accept my condolences and know that you and your family are in my prayers. Frank Rogers

  2. Greg,you will be missed not only by me,but many of the others who have known you. You were a very giving man,helping my mother and being there for in her time of need. Rest in peace my dear friend with all the angels and God. your friend Donna

  3. Pat, Ricky, and Holli, I am so sorry for your loss. I remember living next door to you on Parkview Circle in Steubenville. I remeber playing with Greg and Ricky. I remember Ricky getting his foot cut really bad. My memory isn’t very clear because I was only 8 years old at the time. My mom’s name was Dorothy and my Dad’s was Bill and he worked at DiNovo’s. Sadly they both passed away 5 years ago. I was so shocked to read about Greg’s passing and I just wanted you to know that I remember having fun playing with Greg and Ricky, and Holly, you were so young back then. I know you will miss Greg very much. My prayers are with your family at this sad time. Cindy

  4. Pat, Holli & Ric My feelings are going out to all of Greg’s family & friends. I was able to spend some time with Greg in the last few weeks & we laughed about some of the dumbest things we did growing up. Greg was my friend & he will be sadly missed by everyone. Mike (Mouse) Semple

  5. Pat,Holli,Ric,Larry and I are so sorry for your loss,we were shock to see this,that he passed.I know you will miss Greg ,our thoughts and prays go out to your family at this time..My he rest in peace.God bless Larry and jody taylor-pownall

  6. Dear Friends, Ilived behind Belevedere and I remember your family. I feel so bad about Greg’s death. I lost my brother, Joe Rose, 7 years ago and I can synpathize with your loss. I will keep your family in my prayers.

  7. I just found out this am that Greg passed away and I am truly sorry. I went to Exxon tonight and asked about him and was told of his death. He was the picture of health to me, tall, lanky and handsome. RIP Greg, you will be missed and condolences to the family.

  8. miss you like CRAZY dad!!! your birthday is coming up soon… kinda pissed about that… i just want to talk to you again… you and ross… keep helping me get through the next day and one of these days i will make you proud!!!

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