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William Courtney King Jr. dies

William Courtney King Jr., a civic leader and long-time Roanoke attorney, died this past Sunday. He was 85.

Mr. King served in the United States Army Air Corps during World War II. After working in New York City, he practiced law in the City of Roanoke for approximately 40 years.

Mr. King was a past president of the Roanoke Bar Association; a commissioner on the Board of the Redevelopment and Housing Authority and a member of the Roanoke City Library Board. He was also a long-time member of the advisory board of the City of Roanoke Salvation Army.

The Roanoke Times has his obituary.

By Sarah Rodriguez

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