Donald F. King


Donald F. King
general contractor

Donald F. King, 71, of Benefit Street, passed away March 13, 2012 at Kent Hospital, Warwick. He was the former husband of the late Gail H. (Cunningham) Hargreaves.
Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Joseph and Lillian (Broule) King. Donald was a general contractor with King Associates for many years before retiring. Mr. King was a former Rhode Island State Representative, District 1, Smith Hill, Providence from 1976-1978. He was also a member of the Elks Lodge #14 in Providence.
He leaves three sons, Kevin F. King, Donald E. King and Timothy J. King; two daughters, Donna L. Faria and Patricia M. King; five loving grandchildren, Corrie, Ryan, Timothy, Jessica and Michelle; a great-grandson, Alfred; and his siblings, Joseph L. King and Karen Folco. He was the brother of the late Michael King.
His funeral will be held March 20 at 8:45 a.m. from Russell J. Boyle & Son Funeral Home, 331 Smith St., Providence, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Saint Patrick Church, 244 Smith St., Providence. Burial will be in Swan Point Cemetery, Providence. For directions and online condolences visit