Obituaries

Kingsley L. Enos

November 29, 1946 - December 22, 2018

Kingsley  L.  Enos

Obituary

Kingsley L. Enos, 72, of Poplar Grove, Illinois, died peacefully December 22, 2018 in Rockford, Illinois. He was born November 29, 1946 in Chicago, Illinois to Anthony J and Janet (Kriese) Enos. Kingsley attended Chicago schools on the South side. In his late teens he raced “ Shake, Rattle and Run” in a 57 Chevy  in the Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin circuit before serving his country proudly in the Navy as a Seabee during the Vietnam War.

After service, he took pictures of bridges and tressels for the railroad across the country and Canada. Kingsley married Cynthia Robinson on September 20, 1975 in the Church by the Side of the Road in Rockton, Illinois. He worked as a machinist for Greenlee Textron in Genoa, Illinois for 30 years. King enjoyed the outdoors, animals, especially wolves and humming birds. He loved fishing and was an outstanding wood worker who could make anything he set his mind to. He really enjoyed wearing T shirts with different sayings to make someone smile.

Kingsley is survived by his wife of 43 years, Cynthia Enos; son, Anthony B. Enos; grandson, Austin Enos; sister, Julie “Kit”(Dale) Dieterman; brother, Keith (Connie) Robinson; nieces, Jenelle (Clay) Butt, Kayla Dieterman, Jessika Robinson, and Amanda (Brent) Grable; father in-law, Harold McLarty and his “baby,” a malamute dog named Nikki; 1 great-niece; and 3 great-nephews.

Kingsley is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Alan J. Enos; and mother in-law, Beulah McLarty.

Funeral services will be at 3 p.m., Saturday, December 29, at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave., Belvidere, Illinois. A visitation will be prior to the service, from 1 to 2:45 p.m. at the funeral home. Pastor Doug Carroll will officiate. Wear Jeans and a T- shirt with your favorite saying or Hawaiian shirt. Memorials to the family to be established at a later date. To light a candle or share a condolence please visit www.AndersonFCS.com.

Service Schedule

Saturday, December 29, 2018
1:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services

218 West Hurlbut Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008

815-544-2616

A visitation will be prior to the service, from 1 to 2:45 p.m. at the funeWear Jeans and a T- shirt with your favorite saying or Hawaiian shirt. Memorials to the family to be established at a later date.

Saturday, December 29, 2018
3:00 pm

Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services

218 West Hurlbut Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008

815-544-2616

Funeral services will be at 3 p.m., Saturday, December 29, at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave., Belvidere, Illinois.  Pastor Doug Carroll will officiate.

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Cynthia & Tony very sorry for your loss,I worked many of years being running mates we ran the same machines for many of good times . He was a good sole had many good stories to tell even if he made. He made us many of good wood products that we still have and use.Again sorry for your loss

James Keef 2018-12-26T23:15:42

Very sorry for you families loss. Healing thoughts and prayers to Cyndi, been a tough year of losses.

John & Donna Bates 2018-12-26T20:33:01

So sorry to hear about King’s passing, praying for the family in their time of need God Bless you.

Sandra Riddle 2018-12-26T19:22:34

Dearest Cousin Cindy and Family,
We are incredibly sorry to hear about King’s passing. We know that he adored you, Cindy, and that you had a great partnership.
All our love and peace to you.
Cousin Renee, Chuck and Family

Renee Wilkinson 2018-12-26T17:24:02

So sorry for your loss .King was one of the good guys. he loved life and love to fish.will always remember him . May God bless his family and give them comfort in this time of sorrow.

TONY PARTRIGE 2018-12-26T08:14:19

Cindy and Tony King was a good and very funny and loving man I remember him as a child making me laugh and smile may he rest easy now
Love always
Shannon Clemens Henderson

Shannon Henderson 2018-12-25T11:05:14

To my sweet friend till we meet again.
You and your stories would make my day. Your love for your honey Cindy and son Tony are just a few examples of how you lived, loved and fought for what was important to you. Your friendship to me and sharing your family with me will be cherished forever. You will be missed immensely. Go get um my friend.

Gina Davies 2018-12-24T19:42:14

Dear Family of King. We are sorry we can’t be with you for the funeral. We are sorry for your loss. King surely was a pleasant outdoors man, and loved animals. Will see you soon! Aunt Barbara and Uncle Dave

Barbara and Dave Werner 2018-12-24T16:41:30

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