Windsor, Maine-Leland F. “Gramps” King, 91, of Windsor, Maine, passed peacefully with his son and staff of the hospice unit at the Veterans Hospital in Togus, Maine. Leland was born in Jefferson, Maine on the family farm on June 1, 1922, the son of the late Leland S. and Hazel (Halpen) King. He graduated from Cony High School, class of 1940. On November 17, 1942, he entered the United States Army with the 102nd infantry Division “The Ozarks”. Leland served during World War Two in the European Theater. He was a recipient of the Bronze Star, and also received the Purple Heart when he was wounded in Flossdorf on December 2, 1944. When he was at Fort Dix Army Hospital, he met his future wife Marian, and a short while later, they married on June 29, 1946, in Forest City, PA. Leland was honorably discharged as a Sergeant on October 9, 1945. He was very proud of his military service during World War Two, and he was a life member of the 102nd Infantry Division “The Ozarks”. Leland was self-employed for more than 48 year, selling and installing lightning rods. Leland was a life member at the Coopers Mills Volunteer Fire Department, and the Whitefield Lions Club, was an avid outdoorsman, and especially enjoyed hunting and fishing. He also enjoyed the daily visits at the shed with the “Sheddars”. He was also a diehard Republican. It didn’t matter who the running candidate was, you voted for them. He was predeceased by his wife of 52 years, Marian L. King, on October 22, 1998; and his son, Barry King on January 27, 1998. Survivors include his son, Michael King and his wife Jane of Windsor, Maine; his daughter-in-law, Debbie King of Windsor, Maine; his five grandchildren Molly and Sam King, and Chris and Erin King, and Kelly Capen and her husband Glen; and a great granddaughter Evelyn Capen; a special friend, Marilyn Center of Clinton, MA; and several nieces, and nephews. A special thank you to a special friend Ray “Butch” Joslyn, who was there to help Dad with everyday things. Also, a special thank you to the Maine Veterans Home, MaineGeneral Medical Center, and the hospice staff at the Togus Hospice Unit in Togus. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to: New England Division, American Cancer Society, 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701. Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, November 7, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Lawry Brothers Funeral Home-Gray Chapel, 207 Windsor Neck Road, Windsor, Maine. A funeral service will be held on Friday, November 8, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Lester Dancer officiating. Burial will follow at Rest Haven Cemetery in Windsor, Maine.