Dr Leslie Harris King

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Memorial services for Dr. Leslie Harris King of Porter, Texas will be at 12 noon on Saturday, November 22, 2008 at Reeder-Davis Funeral Home Chapel in Hughes Springs with Brian Johnson officiating. Dr. King died November 15, 2008. He was born March 26, 1957 in Bryan-College Station. He was an anesthesiologist, practicing at Kingwood Hospital in Kingwood, Texas. Dr. King earned his bachelor degree in zoology at the University of Texas in Austin, and his medical degree at Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, studying under Dr. Pepper Jenkins, a native of Hughes Springs. He served his residency also at Southwestern Medical School. Dr. King was an avid outdoorsman. He loved snow skiing, hunting, fishing and skydiving. He was preceded in death by his parents Roy and Paula Jane King and grandparents Loy and Reece Russell and Arvell and Sim King. Dr. King is survived by his children Bryce and Allie King of Orlando, Florida; his brother and sister-in-law Dr. Lewis and Karen King; niece and nephew Rebecca and Hunter King, all of Gilmer and an aunt Jackie Moreland of Hughes Springs.

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  1. Lewis, My prayers are with you during this time. I pray that the Lord will comfort and give you strength. Love, Jana Kim

  2. Dr.Lewis King and family,We are very sad to read about the loss of your brother. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.

  3. All of us with North Houston Anesthesiologists will miss Les in a dire fashion. He was an immaculate clinician. Our deepest sympathies are with his family at this time.

  4. Les,In the short 3 years I knew you, you inspired me to be my very best me. Your laugh, your smile, your friendship will forever have a place in my heart. I will think of you often and fondly. We all miss you so very much.In HIS grip,Harmony

  5. Brice, Allie, Lew, Karen, Becca, Hunter, Jackie,Our heartfelt symapathies on the loss of Les. A bright light seems to have been extinguished too soon. Call on us if you need us. Love Tim & Deb

  6. Dear Angela, Bryce & Allie,Dear King Family,Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Your Dad/Son will always be with you in your heart. Hugs to you,Papa Charlie & Joey

  7. Dear Bryce, Allie, Angela,andthe King Family…we send youmuch love and many prayers ofcomfort in the loss of your father, uncle, nephew and loved one Les. We know that God holds him in his heart.Grandpa Bob and Grandma Kathy

  8. Our family prays that you all find comfort in knowing that Les is now with our Lord. Les became a part of our family during this past year and brought fun and laughter to our lives in our home and at the lake house. He was an extremely kind person to all that knew him. We thank each of you for sharing Les with Granny, Kelly, Karley and myself. In His Love, The Curd Family

  9. All of the King family is in our hearts and prayers. Our heartfelt sympathy for your family's loss.The Merritt family(Lee, Chrisie, Daniel and Matthew Ryan

  10. Bryce and Allie, I was very saddened to hear of your loss. Although your Dad will always be in your hearts, I know you will miss him a lot. I will be keeping both of you in my prayers today and always. Love, Aunt Donna

  11. Les: I pray for you everyday . . . I know the pain you were in under must have been intractable . . I was hoping we could bang out our Fenders one day and play "Stairway To Heaven" . . . my Glen Fiddick is still ready to be uncorked in Nova Scotia . . . Here's to US was like us Damm few!Rest in PeaceBernie

  12. Les,We had the best times any residents could. We shared knowledge, friendship and a few other things. Everyday, a vision you in one of our many exploits pops into my head. I'll see you on the next slope.Your friend always,Jim

  13. Les was a unique individual. He had a spirit of adventure and I was able to enjoy many of those occassions. We powered down ski slopes together with the gang back in the 80's. Some time ago he convinced me to jump out of a perfectly good airplane, which wasn't hard to do since I had a handsome instructor strapped to my back and ready to pull the cord on the chute should I fail to do so. I haven't seen too much of Les these past years but will always treasure the memories. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family and loved ones; especially Bryce and Allie. God has sent legions of angels to help you through this walk, this valley. Believe that through His love you will overcome, Les's life was cut short but his spirit will live on in the hearts of those whose lives he touched. Be well and keep the faith.Terry CarrowDallas, Texas

  14. Les, I soooo wish you would have made it to Salt Lake so our kids could have met & we'd gone skiing. Wish you could come back & teach us all a thing or two. xxxxoooo

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