Harrisville - George W. King, 88, formerly of Elm Street, died Wednesday evening at the Lewis County Residential Healthcare Facility where he had resided since June 2013.

He was born in Harrisville March 8, 1925 to John and Mildred Guinup King. He graduated from Harrisville School. He served in the Army during World War II.

He worked at various jobs when he was younger and worked at the New York State Ranger School in Wanakena for 32 years. He was a member of the Lowville American Legion.

He is survived by his wife Lois, Harrisville and a grandson.

He is predeceased by a son, George Jr., and a sister, Mary.

A private graveside service in Garrison Cemetery  will be held at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Adirondack Funeral Home, Harrisville.