Havert King

September 17, 1942 ~ May 22, 2022 (age 79)


Havert “Tojo” King, Sr. 79 of Johnstown departed from this life on May 22, 2022 at home after a long, courageous battle with cancer.

Born September 17, 1942, the son of Dolfus and Callie (Russell) King. Preceded in death by his parents, wife Sherry (Wasnick) King, children Yolanda King, Dorothy “Dottie” Edwards, Robert “Jerry) King, Sr. siblings, Martha Thomas King, Laura King, Donna King and James “Bubba” King.  Survived by his children, Nancy (Leonard) Williams, Valery, Havert Jr., Thomas, Lamont, Aaron Lewis and Nicole (Eddie) Sprangle. Siblings, Donald “Butch” (Chris) and Perry “Squeak” King.  Numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins friends and best friend Richard “Dickie” Burkett.  He was a Johnstown High School football legend and recipient of the Point Stadium Award his senior year. He attended UCLA college and served in the United States Army.  He was a retired foreman from Sheesley Supply Company. He enjoyed watching Pittsburgh Steelers games, spending time with family and fishing with his best friend.

Family and friends will be received from 10am until the time of service at 12pm Friday at Moskal-Reid Funeral Home, 79 J Street Johnstown, Pa. 15906.  Reverend Theodore Tisinger. Committal, Grandview Cemetery.


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