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Middleton, MA - Thomas Robert King Jr., of Middleton, Mass., passed away on May 14, 2018. 
He was predeceased by his loving wife Barbara Jean King of which he loved so dearly. Thomas is survived by two children, Eric King and his wife Elaine; daughter Corinne King; a granddaughter, Jennifer; three step-children, Denise Delaney and husband Jack, Vinny Foden and wife Collen, and their two children; Pamela Foden; his sister Jacqueline Mahoney; two nieces and one nephew.
Thomas was a Distinguished Military Graduate from Northeastern, he held a B.S. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering. Thomas was a retired Major, Aviation Battalion Commander, where he was active in the military from 1959-1963 and continued on to the National Guard. He was an FAA Check Captain at TWA, had his FAA Air Transport License (airplane and helicopter) as well as a USCG Master. He was a sea Captain at various charter companies. Thomas belonged to the Caterpillar Club.
Thomas was a loving husband to his darling wife Barbara; a wonderful and loving father and grandfather. He enjoyed flying and boating. When he was unable to be in the air or at sea, he enjoyed sitting out on the deck with his martini and cheap cigars. May he rest in peace with the love of his life for eternity. Sevices are private and under the direction of the Mackey Funeral Home, Middleton, Mass. To leave a condolence, visit www.mackeyfuneralhome.com.
Published on  May 16, 2018
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