Please Remember Robert Vernon King in Your Prayers St. Thomas Newsroom March 8, 2011 Robert Vernon King Please remember in your prayers Robert Vernon King, father-in-law of Charles M. (Mel) Gray, Ph.D., professor of business economics, Opus College of Business. King’s daughter, Robin King Cooper (Gray’s wife), has been an adjunct faculty in the School of Professional Psychology. King, 93, of Edina, Minn., and formerly of Oro Valley, Ariz., died Friday, March 4. He served in the U.S. Navy in the South Pacific during World War II and witnessed the Japanese surrender from the deck of his ship in Tokyo Bay. An obituary and guest book are available at legacy.com.