They are the parents of two children, Oscar E. "Buddy" King Jr. of Greencastle and Diana Lynn Norton of Crawfordsville. They have nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren, one deceased.
Both are lifelong residents of Greencastle. Mr. King retired in 1996 from DePauw University after 30 years of service and is currently employed by the City of Greencastle. He served in the U.S. Army as well as in the National Guard. Mrs. King worked in Food Services at DePauw for 30 years and is now employed by Delta Tau Delta Fraternity at DePauw.