Ralph Kenneth “Ken” King, 73, of Morrison, Oklahoma lost his battle with Lymphoma at home in Morrison surrounded by family on January 21, 2021. A celebration of life will be held for Ken at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at Strode Funeral Home in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Burial at Pleasant Valley (Sumner) cemetery will follow. Strode Funeral Home and Cremation is in charge of arrangements.
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Ken was born on March 29, 1947 in Stillwater, OK to Ralph King & Eva Hornberger. He attended Sumner & Morrison Schools. After graduating from Morrison High School in 1965, he went on to Oklahoma State University where he graduated with a Masters degree in Technical Education.
Ken married his high school sweetheart Paula Robinson on September 6, 1967 in Morrison. They had two sons, Steve & Scott, who both also graduated from Morrison High School & Oklahoma State University.
In 1970, Ken was drafted into the United States Marine Corp and served proudly for 2 years. He went on to work for Oklahoma Career Tech for 25 years as a Field Service Coordinator & Trainer. After retiring in 1999, he started Strategy King, his own consulting business where he continued his work training and teaching at schools, career techs and businesses throughout Oklahoma & Canada.
Ken was an active member of the community holding roles at the Morrison United Methodist Church, Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Sumner Rural Fire Department, and North Central Range Improvement Association. He was an avid hunter, conservationist, mechanic, traveler, farmer and cedar tree assassin.
Ken is survived by his wife Paula, of the home, son Steve & wife Stephanie of Broken Arrow, son Scott & wife Erin of Morrison and grandchildren Ellery, Marissa, Mallory, Miles and wife Peyton.
In lieu of flowers the family has asked that donations be made to either Morrison United Methodist Church: PO Box 174 Morrison OK 73061 OR The North Central Range Improvement Association (NCRIA): 22501 CR 190 Perry OK 73077.
Condolences may be sent to the family and an online obituary may be viewed by visiting www.strodefh.com.