Nancy Weiger King

October 16, 1938 ~ June 6, 2022 (age 83)


Nancy Weiger King, age 83, of Charlotte, NC passed away peacefully on Monday,
June 6, 2022. Nancy was born on October 16, 1938, in Yankton, South Dakota to the late
Geraldine Allen and Clarence Christian Weiger. She was the oldest of 4 children and grew
up in South Dakota in an active family. She graduated from the University of South Dakota
with Honors with a degree in Education. After graduation she took time to travel abroad
to Europe with her roommate experiencing multiple cultures and traveling by train. Upon
her return home she started her first job teaching 2nd and 4th grades in Santa Ana,
California. While there she met her husband, the late James King, Jr who was stationed in
southern California with the Marines. They married on February 15, 1963 and had three
children. As a family they spent lots of time at their much beloved hunting and fishing
camp, Camp Bryan where they took part in everything outdoors. As the kids got older she
started teaching again for various elementary schools in the Mecklenburg school system.
While teaching at JH Gunn Elementary in Charlotte, Nancy was voted “Teacher of the Year”
in 1978. She was recognized for her leadership skills and accepted a promotion to the role
of Principal on the condition she pursue her Master’s in Education. While juggling life
with 3 children and now performing her duties as a full-time Principal she went back to
school and completed her Master’s degree at UNC-Charlotte. Nancy loved traveling,
gardening, cooking, entertaining, fishing, golfing and spending time with her family.
In addition to her parents, Nancy is predeceased by her husband (James King, Jr),
sister (Jean Weiger Bartlett) and brother (John Allen Weiger). She is survived by her
children Mary King Messinger (Jeff) with grandchildren Steven and Geri; James Christian
King (Colleen) with grandchildren Jimmy, Kelly, McKenzie and Dylan; Robert Allen King;
and sister Susan Weiger.
A Memorial Service followed by a reception to celebrate Nancy’s life will be held on
Monday, June 27, 2022 at 11am at St Pius X Catholic Church, 2210 N Elm St, Greensboro,
NC 27408. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in the name of Nancy King
to the Parkinson’s Foundation:

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Memorial Service
June 27, 2022

11:00 AM
St. Pius X Catholic Church (North Elm St, Greensboro)
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