Gerald G. "Jerry" King 79 of Switzer departed this life Monday December 11, 2014 at Trinity Health Care of Logan. He was born March 20, 1935 in Mercer County, WV to the late Harry Barger and Rose (Glasscock) King. In addition to his parents he is proceeded in death by his grandparents. He is survived by his brother; Jim (Ruth) King of Missouri, and his niece Kathy King of Raytown, Missouri. He served in the United States Army and Navy and his last duty assignment and major command was the U.S.S. Maury 9AGS-16), he served 23 years as a Deputy Sheriff for the Logan County Sheriff's Department where he reached the rank of Lieutenant, he was a member of The Switzer Church of God, the V.F.W., National Riffle Association, National Muzzle Loaders Association, Board of Directors of Main Island Creek Volunteer Fire Department, Manger of the Logan County Airport. He loved his animals (Dogs) dearly Rex, Onchu, and he leaves behind Macadoodle. He loved flying Air Planes and most of all loved his community. He had two special friends "Bill Farley" and "Claude Yeager" that he spent a lot of time with and enjoyed spending most of his retirement hanging out with the Staff of Collins Funeral home. The Logan County Sheriff's Department would like to give a special thanks to those in the Switzer community that kept a watch over his home and to the WV DHHR Workers that helped care for him in his time of need. He will be deeply missed by his brothers and sisters of law enforcement. Services will be 1:00 PM Monday, at Collins Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Harold McMillen Jr. Burial will be at Highland Memory Gardens with Military Grave Rights. Visitation will be two hours prior to services. Pallbearers will be members of the Logan County Sheriff's Department and members of the Main Island Creek volunteer Fire Department. Honorary Pallbearers will be Claude Yeager and Steve Savage. Collins Funeral Home of Switzer is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be left at www.collinsfuneralhomewv.com.