Elaine King Obituary, Death – After a brief struggle with illness, Elaine King, who was 86 years old, passed away on the evening of April 6, 2023, at the Ascension St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. Elaine Davis is the daughter of James and Evelyn Otte Davis, and she was born and raised in Terre Haute, Indiana, along with her sisters Beverly (Donald) Long of Terre Haute, Indiana, and Patricia Davis, who went away before she did.
After they were done raising their girls, Bill and Elaine King took a keen interest in sprint car racing and joined the Hoosier Auto Racing Club. Bill conceived of and constructed sprint race vehicles that frequently came in first place. These automobiles had a reputation for both their speed and their accuracy. Both Elaine and he spent a significant amount of time accompanying the drivers of their respective vehicles when they were out on the road.
Elaine Davis is the daughter of James and Evelyn Otte Davis. Beverly (Donald) Long of Terre Haute, Indiana, and Patricia Davis passed away before she did. Both Beverly (Donald) Long and Patricia Davis have passed away from their respective illnesses. In Terre Haute, Elaine made the first of many encounters with William F. (Bill) King, the man with whom she would spend the rest of her life. Their marriage lasted for 67 years till it ended in divorce.
They moved to Evansville in 1957, and it was there that they raised their three daughters: Terry (Jeffery) Kaul of Ivanhoe, Illinois; Kristie (Donald) Dubord of Evansville, Indiana; and Cindy McDonald, who lost away before to their arrival. All three of their daughters are married and have children of their own.
The firm was named Kings Custom Machine, and it is located on the east side of Evansville. It was founded by a conscientious couple who treasured the time they were able to spend together while working. Elaine was able to pursue her passions for gardening and crafts while also assisting her husband with the management of the books for the business that the two of them jointly owned.