Regional
8:51 am
Mon November 16, 2009

Funeral Services For Gov. King

New Mexico – Funeral arrangements have been announced for former New Mexico Gov. Bruce King.

Attorney General Gary King's office announced that Bruce King will lie in state at the State Capitol on Friday, Nov. 20 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Funeral Services will be on Saturday, Nov. 21 at the Moriarty High School Gymnasium at 10:00 a.m.

King was with family members at his ranch in Stanley when he died Friday morning, less than a year after the death of his wife of 61 years, Alice.

King served a total of 12 years as governor in separate terms that spanned three decades.

King's political career covered 40 years. Before being elected governor in 1970, 1978 and 1990, he was a lawmaker and county commissioner.


Copyright 2009 The Associated Press.