Wilmer and Jacqueline King

ST. LOUIS -- Wilmer Dean and Jacqueline Ann Allen King of St. Louis have both passed away.

Bill died in St. Louis Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, and Jackie died in Vincennes, Indiana, Thursday, June 3, 2021.

Bill was born July 20, 1938, in Cape Girardeau, and Jackie was born Aug. 31, 1940, in Oriole. They were married in 1957 and moved to the St. Louis area in the mid 1980s.

Bill worked in the automotive industry all his life, retiring from Northgate of St. Louis. Jackie worked in childcare and retired from ABC Childcare Network, also of St. Louis.

Surviving are four children, Debbie (Fred) Ryan, Shari (Danny) Seyer, David King and Kelly Thompson; four grandchildren, Sarah (Steven) Brown, Brent (Rachel) Seyer, Erik (Marcy) Seyer and Elliott Day (Carolina Bedoya); three great-grandchildren, Dylan Brown, Hannah Mims and Jason Brown; siblings, Jean Farrow, Jerry (Lloyd) Farrow and Rose Ann Farmer; many loving nieces, nephews, family and friends.

They were preceded in death by their parents, Roscoe Oliver and Ethel Sample King and Sherman Lee and Sarah Singleton Allen.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the American Lung Association.

A celebration of life service hasn't been finalized.

Buchholz Mortuaries of Chesterfield, Missouri, is in charge of arrangements.