Samuel Blackwell King, former president of the Sertoma Club of Charleston and retired Realtor of DeWitt W. King Realty Co., died Sunday. He was 88.

King was president of the Sertoma Club of Charleston during the first Sertoma Football Classic in 1970. He served as the club's governor for the coastal district.

He was president and the longest-serving member of the Charleston Bible Society and an active member of Second Presbyterian Church.

King was a second-generation Realtor Emeritus of the National Association of Realators.

He worked as a Realtor with DeWitt W. King Realty Co. and served as its president.

He was the founder and president of King Agency Inc.

King also served as a first lieutenant of the Army Air Corps during World War II. He was a past commander of American Legion 10.

King was born and raised in Charleston. He graduated from Charleston High School 1939.

He graduated from Presbyterian College in 1943 and was a member of the Beta Pi Chapter of KA Order. He served on the Presbyterian College Board of Visitors.

Arrangements by Stuhr's Downtown Chapel.