Obituary: David R. King, 55


Obit - David King

David R. King, 55, of Plainville, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Sunday, May 1st 2016. Predeceased by his late wife Arden (Abels) King.

Born June 8, 1960 in Southington, he is survived by his parents Richard and Avis (Burbank) King of Southington.

In addition to his parents he leaves behind his children, Matthew King of New Britain, Sarah Gonzalez, her husband Francisco and three grandchildren Tyler, Alyssa and Francisco, of Bristol.  His sisters Sheryl Lavoie, her husband Daryl, Susan Rawling, her husband Ed, of Southington and Marjorie Welch, her husband Paul, of Shelburne, VT.  He will be missed dearly by many nieces and nephews.

David was the Co-owner of Modern Metal Finishing LLC where he developed many close personal relationships over the years.

An adventurer heart you could always find him off the beaten path close to nature be it up in the mountains or down by the river he found happiness in every minute spent with family and friends.

Visitation will be Friday May 6, 2016 from 5-7 P.M. at the DellaVecchia Funeral Home, 211 N. Main St., Southington.  A funeral service will follow at 7 P.M.  Burial will be at the convenience of the family.  For online condolences and directions please visit,