Kingston H. DeRosa
Kingston H. DeRosa, 64, of St. Louis, MO, passed away too soon on July 4, 2021.
Born July 27, 1956, he was the son of the late Leonard and Thelma (Dunne) DeRosa of East Walpole, Massachusetts.
He is survived by his best friend and wife of 37 years, Gayla (Hollada) DeRosa.
King will be greatly missed. He touched the lives and hearts of so many people. He will be remembered for his integrity, his friendship, and his witty sense of humor.
He spent his career in St. Louis with McDonnell Douglas, later The Boeing Company. He was well respected as an intelligent and compassionate leader. Throughout his many years there he loved playing on his company softball and soccer teams.
King’s passion for travel took him to 35 countries and almost every state in the U.S. He never tired of visiting new places and learning new things. King embraced history, nature, animals, and a quest for knowledge. He was also an avid hockey fan.
King had a zest for life and tried to live his to the fullest. Let his life be a beautiful reminder to do the things you love. Don’t wait.
Funeral services will not be held at this time. A celebration of life may be planned at a later date.
Memorials may be made to the Saint Louis Zoo at stlzoo.org/give/tributes or mailed to Saint Louis Zoo Association, PO Box 790090, St. Louis, MO 63179-9896.