Murray King

Murray Wayne King, a life long Chatham resident, died peacefully early Monday March 4, 2019 at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance at the age of 82. Murray was loved and will be missed by his son Doug King, his daughter-in-law and 2 granddaughters. Murray will also be missed by his nieces, nephews and numerous friends. Murray was an avid sports fan and enjoyed spending his free time fishing. Memorial Donations can be made to The Liver Foundation or the Charity of Your Choice. Cremation has taken place and a gathering of family and friends will take place at a later date. Online condolences are welcome at

13 Comments on “Murray King”

  1. Murray was a great guy I loved to see him at the bay fishing he was a great fisherman and a great storyteller and I will miss him immensely.

  2. I will miss your morning hug at the Satellite, Murray always had a smile and a story to tell, he will be missed.Rest in peace my friend, enjoy fishing on the other side. Bob and Cathy (SMURF) Johnstone

  3. Rest in Peace Murray, you were my best tenant.
    Our deepest condolences to your family during this sad time.
    Sincerely Gene and Sylvia Le Blanc.

  4. Doug, Geraldine and family,
    We were very sorry to hear of the loss of your father. Please accept our sincere condolences.
    Sue and Henry

  5. I will miss you Murray. There will never anyone that can take your place you where like a father to me and my best friend. I still can’t believe you’re gone. Words cannot explain how heartbroken I am. R.I.P Till we meet again. Love you

  6. Doug, Geraldine and family,
    We just learned of your Dads passing Doug. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
    Nancy and Fred

  7. RIP ⚾️ COWBOY .. Just found out 10minutes ago, I’m literally in la la land, Condolences to Murrays family, I’ll always be thinking of you when I’m fishing or talking baseball..lots of memories… ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

  8. R.I.P. shock to find out that you were gone, Cowboy is in heaven now. You will be missed. cousins Diana and Erminio Medizza and David. Also all the Galloway girls.

  9. I just found out about the Colonel’s (as I referred to him) passing. Please accept my sincerest condolences. He was my neighbour when I first moved to Chatham and a true gentleman. I would visit him and we would talk about fishing and baseball. One year I brought him a cupcake with a candle for his birthday. He was a truly inspiring man, someone to be very proud of.

  10. I met Mr. Murrary years ago.
    He happened to stop at a smoke shop on a First Nations Reserve years ago that i had been working at.
    I loved the conversation we had.
    His marlin fishing trip, baseball.
    I had mentioned i loved the Yankees.
    He gave me a bit of info when he played baseball. History of Chatham, when it was only 4 streets.
    He was such a great story teller.
    I loved listening to him.
    My condolences to the Murrary family.
    In friendship Sandy Stonefish

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