VEAZIE and OLD TOWN Ronald H. King, 69, died at home April 4, 2004, with his family by his side, after a two year battle with a brain tumor. He was born Nov. 7, 1934, in Milbridge, the son of Ira C. and Marjorie (Trojano) King. Ron was a graduate of Milbridge High School, Class of 1954. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1954-1958 in Guam and California. Ron then attended Washington State Teachers College in Machias, and graduated in 1962. He began his teaching career in Carmel, and later moved on to New York and Milbridge, before he began his 25-year employment with the Bangor School system, retiring in 1994. Simultaneously he taught drivers education at Narraguagus High School in Harrington for two years and at Orono High School for more than 25 years. Ron owned his own business, King’s Photo Service for many years specializing in weddings, school sports events and class reunions. In retirement, he enjoyed spending time with Bruce and Rodney at his second business, Wing Auto Sales in Brewer. Most of all, Ron loved being a grandfather and spending time with his two grandsons. His hobbies consisted of photography, old cars, traveling and talking with his many friends from everywhere. Surviving are his wife of 39 years, Janice (Ramsdell) King of Veazie; a son, Derek M. King of Old Town; a daughter, Denise Clifton and her husband, James, of Belfast; two special grandsons who loved their Papa, Samuel King Clifton and Andrew James Clifton; a brother, Gordon King of Otter Creek; a sister, Martha King of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; mother-in-law, Beulah Ramsdell of Harrington; several loving nieces and nephews with whom he shared many special moments on the coast at Mogadore. He was predeceased by his parents, Ira and Marjorie King; a sister, Arlene; and father-in-law, Grover Ramsdell. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Dr. Thomas Openshaw, Dr. John Swalec of CCOM, and to Dr. Peter Cook for their care and support during his illness. Services will be held 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 7, 2004, at the United Baptist Church, 86 Middle St., Old Town, with the Rev. Bruce Stevens, pastor officiating. The family invites relatives and friends to a reception at the church directly following the service. Burial will be later in Steuben. Gifts in his memory may be sent to the United Baptist Church, 86 Middle St., Old Town, ME 04468 or to New Hope Hospice, Inc. P.O. Box 757, Holden, ME 04429. A service of Brookings-Smith, Old Town Chapel, 205 Main St., Old Town.