Jan. 31, 1959 - Jul. 22, 2022

Date of Service: Aug. 1, 2022

HEYBURN – Vicky Lee King, 63, of Heyburn, Idaho, passed away peacefully in Salt Lake City, Utah, on July 22, 2022, surrounded by her husband of 45 years and her three children.

Vicky Lee King (Wadsworth) was born on January 31, 1959, to Donald Chester Wadsworth and Ada Doreen Wadsworth in Blackfoot, Idaho. Vicky graduated from Shelly High in 1977, where she was very active in Drill Team, Volleyball, Basketball and Rodeo. She was a competitive athlete and avid horsewoman winning many rodeo queen titles. She had a deep love for animals as well as the outdoors. She loved camping, fishing, and trail riding. She was also a very talented seamstress often making all her own clothes and dance dresses.

In the fall of 1976, Vicky met Cory King; they began dating and fell in love. On March 12, 1977, Vicky and Cory were married at the Woodville Church and then later sealed for time and all eternity in the Idaho Falls Temple on March 12, 1981.

Vicky and Cory had three children, Mindy, Dustin, and Stephanie; In 1986, Vicky and Cory moved their young family to Burley, Idaho where they laid their roots. Vicky was very active in her children’s lives, always running them to dance classes, horseback riding lessons, piano, baseball, and skiing. She was active in her church and the school PTA. She was also a 4-H leader and loved teaching kids how to ride. Vicky loved horses and spent many years showing horses along with her daughters.

Vicky was an artist in many ways, whether it was dance, writing, crafts, cooking, or decorating; she had a special gift and it came easy to her. As her children grew and began to have families of their own she felt so much love and joy with all her grandchildren and was so grateful for those blessings.

Vicky was an excellent wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. Our hearts are shattered with the sudden loss of her. We are comforted knowing she was greeted by family, close friends, and her dearest pets when she left her worldly body and returned to her Heavenly Father.

Vicky was preceded in her death by her in-laws, LeDeal, and Donna King.

She is survived by her husband, Cory King; her parents, Don and Doreen Wadsworth; her brothers, Lynn and Alan Wadsworth; oldest daughter, Mindy Leigh Bischoff, son-in-law, Brock Bischoff; her son, Dustin King, daughter-in-law, Camille King (Wilkinson); her youngest, Daughter Stephanie Anderson, son-in-law, Jarvis Anderson; and her grandchildren, Tayte, Treyton, Ayden, Gracie, Tyce, Jocelyn, Cooper, Brogan, Hailee, Jaxson, and Kaia.

Family and friends will be received from 5 until 7 p.m. Sunday, July 31, at Rasmussen-Wilson Funeral Home, 1350 E. 16th Street, in Burley.

A graveside service will be held at 11a.m. Monday, August 1, at the Paul Cemetery, 550 West 100 North, in Paul, Idaho. Family and friends will be received from 9:30 a.m. until 10:15 a.m. prior to the graveside service Monday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to your local 4-H club or the Idaho Youth Ranch.

Condolences for Vicky King

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From Layne Heward:
So sorry for your loss. Vicky was always a fair and warm person. She always made you feel welcome. We love you and pray for your family in this time.
From Susan and Dave Shockey :
I’m so so sorry to hear about your wife. Sending you and your family prayers and comfort.
From Janeil Albertson :
Cory and Family,
We are so sorry to hear of your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. We hope you find peace at this time

Sincerely,
The Alberston family
From Don & Georgina Wolverton :
Sympathy to the entire family. We had many fond memories with Vicky & girls & horse show adventures.
From Tamara Olmsted :
Thinking of you Cory, our love and sympathy.
From Kay Renfro:
So very sorry for your loss Stephanie
From Lonnie and Gay Downs:
We are so saddened to hear of Vicky’s passing. We have many great memories of her and her family at Farmer’s Corner. Our prayers for comfort and tender mercies to be with Cory and her children and grandchildren. Vicky was a beautiful person and will surely be missed by many in our community.
From Tammy Hall:
This news deeply saddens me. I have so many fond memories growing up as cousins. Like many cousins during that period, we were automatically best friends and playmates as well through our childhoods, She was vivacious and lively as she was charming and smart. I feel so sad for her family and know her loss is very deep. My heart goes out to her family. She left much too soon. Now she lies in the arms of all those who were waiting to greet her. Godspeed Vicky.
From Pam Free:
Our hearts go out to Cory and family. I met Vicky during the time I owned a craft shop, she was such a sweet, caring, and loving person, she surly will be missed.
From karen osborn:
Im am so sorry for your loss Allen. God Bless you and yours.
From Carma Madsen:
I will miss you vicky. I love you. Miss your smile.
From Frank Wells:
Sorry to hear about Vicky, my sympathy for you and your family Cory.
From Deena Middleton :
I have so many fond memories of us playing in the basement of your mom and dad’s house in wapello, we were pretending to be horses. We rodeoed together, you taught me the proper rodeo queen wave and walk I will always remember how much fun we had. Rest in the arms of the angels dearest cousin.
From Lynn Draper:
I’m so sorry for the family’s loss sending prayers there way. She will be missed. She was such a great mother always there for them.
From Jeanene Jones Senten :
I grew up with Vicky in Blackfoot, our moms sang together. What a wonderful friend and truly good person. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.
From Denise Fuller-Boykin:
Vicky's spunk and humor, became one of my favorite memories of the years of traveling across the US and Canada showing horses. Vicky worked hard at connecting with her horse and always set an amazing example for her daughters. Thoughts and prayers for all who love this beautiful dynamic lady.
From Patty Campbell:
Iam so sorry for your loss. She was such a wonderful person. Your family is in our prayers
From Curt Fuller :
Part of my barn family for many years. We cherished all those horse shows with Vicky, Stephanie, and Mindy. May she ride in heaven with hair amazing horses Dudley, Zip, and Weeder. Thanks hanks for being in my life. Love.
From Cleo Gallegos:
Thoughts and prayers to Vickie’s family
From Matt & Tami Clark:
Cory, Dustin, and family, We are very sorry to hear of your loss. We will keep you in our prayers.
From Chris & Michelle Nichols & Family:
We love your family and our hearts go out to you! Vicky was a wonderful wife and mother and she will be missed.
From Riley Helms:
Vicky was such an amazing person to be around always polite yet firm and not afraid to stand for what was right. I am was a gardener/ what ever else needing done in my late teens. What a wonderful person to work for. Vicky was a very note worthy person in the Willow creek community. She will be sorely missed. My sympathy goes out to the King family at this time.
Thank you Vicky for always having a kind word and a bright smile when ever I happened to see you.

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