LCDR Leo Donald (Donnie) King
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LCDR Leo Donald King, USN Retired

Lt. Commander (Retired) Leo Donald “Donnie” King, of Norfolk, Virginia passed away Friday, November 27, 2009 at New York University Medical Center in New York, New York. He was born April 26, 1948 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan.

Donnie graduated from Loretto Catholic High School in 1966. He entered the U.S. Navy at the Recruit Training School at Great Lakes, Illinois and served the following venues; Hospital Corps School, Great Lakes; Naval Hospital, Jacksonville, FL; Quang Tri, Vietnam; VA-304, Alameda, CA; Data Systems Tech A School, Vallejo, CA; USS Nassau; Fleet Combat Training Center, Dam Neck, VA; USS Connolly (Commissioned); USS Claude V. Ricketts; USS Goldsborough; AEGIS Training Center Dahlgren, VA; USS Belieau Wood; AEGIS Training Center, Dahlgren, VA; and currently at SAIC/Naval Network Warfare Command.


Don was a Nassau plankowner and reported aboard as a DS2 and served in the Data Systems Maintenance division.